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A tract of open uncultivated upland
A naturally raised area of land, not as high or craggy as a mountain
Plural for soft, fine, fluffy feathers found in birds
“The baby penguins' woolly down is essential in the Antarctic winter.”
Plural for an unwelcome experience or event
“Depression can be caused by stress, or it can sometimes be triggered by an emotional down.”
Plural for something that causes sadness, disappointment or annoyance
“I love almost everything about my job. The only down is that I can't take Saturdays off.”
Plural for a loss of success or status
“You have your ups and downs, like in any business, and we're just having a down at the moment.”
Plural for a feeling or period of unhappiness or depression
“Joe's just going through a bit of a down at the moment.”
(dated) Plural for a feeling of aversion or hostility towards someone
“She had a down on me for no apparent reason.”
(usually "downs") Plural for a large area of land with trees
“The festival will be held on the downs by the river.”
To ingest a drink, usually very quickly
“He was parched and would down the entire mug of cider in a matter of seconds.”
To eat food, usually very quickly
“He then attempted to quickly down the unpalatable meal with closed eyes.”
To knock or bring to the ground
“Severe winds and weather conditions would down several trees in the neighborhood.”
(somewhat rare) To refuse, or to vote against
“The council would down all attempts to lift the ban on indoor smoking.”
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