[noun] (American football) a complete play to advance the football; "you have 4 downs to gain 10 yards"
[noun] English physician who first described Down's syndrome (1828-1896) Synonyms: Down, John L. H. Down
[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) Synonyms: pile
[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" Synonyms: toss off, pop, bolt belt pour drink kill
[verb] eat immoderately; "Some people can down a pound of meat in the course of one meal" Synonyms: devour, consume, go through
[verb] bring down or defeat (an opponent)
[verb] shoot at and force to come down; "the enemy landed several of our aircraft" Synonyms: shoot land
[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" Synonyms: knock cut push pull
[verb] improve or perfect by pruning or polishing; "refine one's style of writing" Synonyms: polish, refine, fine-tune
[adjective] 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"
[adjective] becoming progressively lower; "the down trend in the real estate market"
[adjective] understood perfectly; "had his algebra problems down" Synonyms: pat, mastered
[adjective] extending or moving from a higher to a lower place; "the down staircase"; "the downward course of the stream" Synonyms: ward
[adjective] out; "two down in the last of the ninth"
[adjective] lower than previously; "the market is depressed"; "prices are down" Synonyms: depressed
[adjective] shut; "the shades were down"
[adjective] cut down; "the tree is down" Synonyms: cut, cut
[adjective] not functioning (temporarily or permanently); "we can't work because the computer is down"
[adjective] low in spirits; "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" Synonyms: blue, depressed, dispirited, cast, hearted, in the mouth, low, low-spirited
[adjective] the fractional price paid in cash at time of purchase; "the down payment"; "a payment of $200 down"