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Adjective
Depressed or unhappy
“I'm not sure I would ever be, but I was feeling a bit down and reluctant to be there.”
Adjective
Not being in working order
“Most of the major news websites are down as they are flooded with traffic.”
Adjective
Brought or having come to an end
“… eight down and two to go.”
Adjective
Temporarily suffering from a disorder of the body
“… down with the flu.”
Adjective
Below; physically lower
Adjective
Noun
Soft, fine, fluffy feathers which form the first covering of a young bird or an insulating layer below the contour feathers of an adult bird
“This soft down is not a real feather, but works as a temporary covering.”
Noun
Unwelcome experiences or events
“We've had a few ups and downs along the way but thankfully it all came good in the end.”
Noun
The act or process of going to a lower level or altitude
“… suffered with a psychological disorder in which she alternated between emotional ups and downs.”
Noun
A loss of status
“… experienced the ups and downs of a career in showbiz.”
Noun
Noun
A feeling or period of unhappiness or depression
Noun
“… lately it's been one down after another in my life.”
Noun
Noun
Noun
Preposition
At a lower or further level or position on, in, or along
“I have to assume in the absence of an address that he does not live down Warm Lane.”
Preposition
“Rainwater came through the roof and poured down the walls at the height of the downpour.”
Preposition
“Good, reliable working dogs have been vital to the shepherding of sheep down the ages.”
Verb
To take into the stomach through the mouth and throat
“It is healthier to sip a cup of tea several times a day rather than down it all at once.”
Verb
Knock or bring to the ground
“Two enemy aircraft were downed, the second being an RAF Typhoon shot down near Rostock on 4 May.”
Verb
To reject by or as if by a vote
“… all attempts to ban indoor smoking had been downed by the town council.”
Verb
Verb
Adverb
Towards or in a lower place or position, especially to or on the ground or another surface
“Then one of the two warders threw the case down at his feet and slammed the door shut.”
Adverb
At or to a specified distance below
“We were kitted out with helmets and miners' torch and taken 40 metres down to the pit bottom in a cage.”
Adverb
“She fell down.”
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