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down

noun: soft fine feathers

noun: (American football) a complete play to advance the football; "you have four downs to gain ten yards"

noun: English physician who first described Down's syndrome (1828-1896)

noun: (usually plural) a rolling treeless highland with little soil

noun: fine soft dense hair (as the fine short hair of cattle or deer or the wool of sheep or the undercoat of certain dogs)

verb: drink down entirely; "He downed three martinis before dinner"; "She killed a bottle of brandy that night"; "They popped a few beer after work"

verb: eat immoderately; "Some people can down a pound of meat in the course of one meal"

verb: bring down or defeat (an opponent)

verb: shoot at and force to come down; "the enemy landed several of our aircraft"

verb: cause to come or go down; "The policeman downed the heavily armed suspect"; "The mugger knocked down the old lady after she refused to hand over her wallet"

verb: improve or perfect by pruning or polishing; "refine one's style of writing"

adj: being or moving lower in position or less in some value; "lay face down"; "the moon is down"; "our team is down by a run"; "down by a pawn"; "the stock market is down today"

adj: extending or moving from a higher to a lower place; "the down staircase"; "the downward course of the stream"

adj: becoming progressively lower; "the down trend in the real estate market"

adj: being put out by a strikeout; "two down in the bottom of the ninth"

adj: understood perfectly; "had his algebra problems down"

adj: lower than previously; "the market is depressed"; "prices are down"

adj: shut; "the shades were down"

adj: not functioning (temporarily or permanently); "we can't work because the computer is down"

adj: filled with melancholy and despondency ; "gloomy at the thought of what he had to face"; "gloomy predictions"; "a gloomy silence"; "took a grim view of the economy"; "the darkening mood"; "lonely and blue in a strange city"; "depressed by the loss of his job"; "a dispirited and resigned expression on her face"; "downcast after his defeat"; "feeling discouraged and downhearted"

adv: spatially or metaphorically from a higher to a lower level or position; "don't fall down"; "rode the lift up and skied down"; "prices plunged downward"

adv: away from a more central or a more northerly place; "was sent down to work at the regional office"; "worked down on the farm"; "came down for the wedding"; "flew down to Florida"

adv: paid in cash at time of purchase; "put ten dollars down on the necklace"

adv: from an earlier time; "the story was passed down from father to son"

adv: to a lower intensity; "he slowly phased down the light until the stage was completely black"

adv: in an inactive or inoperative state; "the factory went down during the strike"; "the computer went down again"


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down

Length: 4 letters

Scrabble value: 8

Words with Friends value: 9

Literati value: 7

TWL (USA): Found

SOWPODS (UK): Found


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