• (a.) Downcast; as, a down look.
  • (a.) Downright; absolute; positive; as, a down denial.
  • (a.) Downward; going down; sloping; as, a down stroke; a down grade; a down train on a railway.
  • (n.) Fine, soft, hairy outgrowth from the skin or surface of animals or plants, not matted and fleecy like wool
  • (n.) The soft under feathers of birds. They have short stems with soft rachis and bards and long threadlike barbules, without hooklets.
  • (n.) The pubescence of plants; the hairy crown or envelope of the seeds of certain plants, as of the thistle.
  • (n.) The soft hair of the face when beginning to appear.
  • (n.) That which is made of down, as a bed or pillow; that which affords ease and repose, like a bed of down
  • (v. t.) To cover, ornament, line, or stuff with down.
  • (prep.) A bank or rounded hillock of sand thrown up by the wind along or near the shore; a flattish-topped hill; -- usually in the plural.
  • (prep.) A tract of poor, sandy, undulating or hilly land near the sea, covered with fine turf which serves chiefly for the grazing of sheep; -- usually in the plural.
  • (prep.) A road for shipping in the English Channel or Straits of Dover, near Deal, employed as a naval rendezvous in time of war.
  • (prep.) A state of depression; low state; abasement.
  • (adv.) In the direction of gravity or toward the center of the earth; toward or in a lower place or position; below; -- the opposite of up.
  • (adv.) From a higher to a lower position, literally or figuratively; in a descending direction; from the top of an ascent; from an upright position; to the ground or floor; to or into a lower or an inferior condition; as, into a state of humility, disgrace, misery, and the like; into a state of rest; -- used with verbs indicating motion.
  • (adv.) In a low or the lowest position, literally or figuratively; at the bottom of a decent; below the horizon; of the ground; in a condition of humility, dejection, misery, and the like; in a state of quiet.
  • (adv.) From a remoter or higher antiquity.
  • (adv.) From a greater to a less bulk, or from a thinner to a thicker consistence; as, to boil down in cookery, or in making decoctions.
  • (adv.) In a descending direction along; from a higher to a lower place upon or within; at a lower place in or on; as, down a hill; down a well.
  • (adv.) Hence: Towards the mouth of a river; towards the sea; as, to sail or swim down a stream; to sail down the sound.
  • (v. t.) To cause to go down; to make descend; to put down; to overthrow, as in wrestling; hence, to subdue; to bring down.
  • (v. i.) To go down; to descend.

Compare down with other words:

down vs. wool

disapointed vs. down

decline vs. down

canyon vs. down

bible vs. down

down vs. south

dowl vs. down

down vs. lown

dorn vs. down

down vs. sown

down vs. mown

down vs. gown

down vs. drown

dow vs. down

don vs. down

down vs. own

down vs. town

dawn vs. down

down vs. fail

down vs. telugu

content vs. down

cohesive vs. down

car vs. down

beneath vs. down

down vs. downweigh

down vs. lanuginose

down vs. downhaul

down vs. swanskin

down vs. stram

down vs. tret

down vs. under

depressed vs. down

down vs. gloomy

down vs. upset

down vs. downward

below vs. down

cat vs. down

decrial vs. down

down vs. downing

down vs. undulating

devolution vs. down

down vs. downy

down vs. plumula

down vs. downhill

depress vs. down

down vs. tralatitious

down vs. lanugo

down vs. nether

down vs. plonk

adown vs. down

deject vs. down

down vs. pubescent

blah vs. down

down vs. heritage

down vs. knockdown

down vs. recumbent

descent vs. down

down vs. hight

down vs. nod

down vs. working

down vs. slouch

down vs. sunrise

crouch vs. down