Explicație down în Dicționarul Englez Englez

down

(dan )

substantiv
(American football) a complete play to advance the football
"you have 4 downs to gain 10 yards"

substantiv
soft fine feathers
substantiv
fine soft dense hair (as the fine short hair of cattle or deer or the wool of sheep or the undercoat of certain dogs)
substantiv
(usually plural) a rolling treeless highland with little soil
substantiv
English physician who first described Down''s syndrome (1828-1896)
verb
improve or perfect by pruning or polishing
"refine one''s style of writing"

verb
bring down or defeat (an opponent)
verb
eat immoderately
"Some people can down a pound of meat in the course of one meal"

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

adjectiv
the fractional price paid in cash at time of purchase
"the down payment"
"a payment of $200 down"

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

adjectiv
cut down
"the tree is down"

adjectiv
shut
"the shades were down"

adjectiv
understood perfectly
"had his algebra problems down"

adjectiv
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"

adverb
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"

adverb
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"

adverb
paid in cash at time of purchase
"put ten dollars down on the necklace"

adverb
in an inactive or inoperative state
"the factory went down during the strike"
"the computer went down again"

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

adverb
from an earlier time
"the story was passed down from father to son"




Antonime:
(adjectiv) up
(adverb) upward, upwards



Sinonime:
(substantiv) pile
(adverb) downward
(adjectiv) cut
(verb) consume, devour, kill, land, polish, pop, refine