Adjective Definition

down

1.Definition: becoming progressively lower

"The down trend in the real estate market"


2.Definition: 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"


3.Definition: being put out by a strikeout

"Two down in the bottom of the ninth"


4.Definition: extending or moving from a higher to a lower place

"The down staircase", "The downward course of the stream"

Related Adjective(s):downward


5.Definition: filled with melancholy and despondency

"Downcast after his defeat", "Feeling discouraged and downhearted"

Related Adjective(s):blue, depressed, dispirited, downcast, downhearted, gloomy, grim, low


6.Definition: lower than previously

"Prices are down"

Related Adjective(s):depressed


7.Definition: not functioning (temporarily or permanently)

"We can't work because the computer is down"


8.Definition: shut

"The shades were down"


9.Definition: understood perfectly

"Had his algebra problems down"

Related Adjective(s):mastered




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