Dowland Down-and-out

Down

Meanings and phrases

Down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. English physician who first described Down's syndrome (1828-1896); John L. H. Down

down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. being or moving lower in position or less in some value
  2. becoming progressively lower
  3. understood perfectly; down pat; mastered
  4. lower than previously; depressed
  5. extending or moving from a higher to a lower place; downward
  6. being put out by a strikeout
  7. shut
  8. not functioning (temporarily or permanently)
  9. filled with melancholy and despondency; gloomy; grim; blue; depressed; dispirited; downcast; downhearted; down in the mouth; low; low-spirited

down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adv.
  1. spatially or metaphorically from a higher to a lower level or position; downwards; downward; downwardly
  2. away from a more central or a more northerly place
  3. paid in cash at time of purchase
  4. from an earlier time
  5. to a lower intensity
  6. in an inactive or inoperative state

down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. soft fine feathers; down feather
  2. (American football) a complete play to advance the football
  3. (usually plural) a rolling treeless highland with little soil
  4. fine soft dense hair (as the fine short hair of cattle or deer or the wool of sheep or the undercoat of certain dogs); pile

down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. drink down entirely; toss off; pop; bolt down; belt down; pour down; drink down; kill
  2. eat immoderately; devour; consume; go through
  3. bring down or defeat (an opponent)
  4. shoot at and force to come down; shoot down; land
  5. cause to come or go down; knock down; cut down; push down; pull down
  6. improve or perfect by pruning or polishing; polish; refine; fine-tune

Down Easter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a native or resident of Maine; Mainer

Down syndrome

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a congenital disorder caused by having an extra 21st chromosome; results in a flat face and short stature and mental retardation; mongolism; mongolianism; Down's syndrome; trisomy 21

Down 's syndrome

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a congenital disorder caused by having an extra 21st chromosome; results in a flat face and short stature and mental retardation; mongolism; mongolianism; Down syndrome; trisomy 21

Hampshire down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. British breed of hornless dark-faced domestic sheep; Hampshire

John L. H. Down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. English physician who first described Down's syndrome (1828-1896); Down

back down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. move backwards from a certain position; back up; back off
  2. remove oneself from an obligation; chicken out; back off; pull out; bow out
E.g.
  • Gardner then went back down to the minors in 1886.
  • On May 24, he was sent back down after 4 appearances.
  • Short did not heed the request, and sat back down to play.

bargain down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. persuade the seller to accept a lower price; beat down

batten down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. furnish with battens; batten; secure

bear down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. exert a force with a heavy weight; drag down; bear down on; press down on; weigh down
  2. contract the abdominal muscles during childbirth to ease delivery; overbear
  3. exert full strength
  4. pay special attention to
  5. exert a force or cause a strain upon
  6. to make a rush at or sudden attack upon, as in battle; charge

bear down on

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. sail towards another vessel, of a ship; bear down upon
  2. exert a force with a heavy weight; drag down; bear down; press down on; weigh down

bear down upon

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. sail towards another vessel, of a ship; bear down on

beat down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. persuade the seller to accept a lower price; bargain down
  2. shine hard
  3. dislodge from a position

bed down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. go to bed; bunk down

belt down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. drink down entirely; toss off; pop; bolt down; pour down; down; drink down; kill

bog down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. get stuck while doing something; bog
  2. cause to slow down or get stuck; bog
  3. be unable to move further; grind to a halt; get stuck; mire
  4. cause to get stuck as if in a mire; mire

boil down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. be the essential element; reduce; come down
  2. be cooked until very little liquid is left; reduce; decoct; concentrate
  3. cook until very little liquid is left; reduce; concentrate

bolt down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. eat a large amount of food quickly; garbage down; gobble up; shovel in
  2. drink down entirely; toss off; pop; belt down; pour down; down; drink down; kill

bow down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. get into a prostrate position, as in submission; prostrate
  2. bend one's knee or body, or lower one's head; bow

bowed down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. heavily burdened with work or cares; loaded down; overburdened; weighed down

break down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. make a mathematical, chemical, or grammatical analysis of; break down into components or essential features; analyze; analyse; dissect; take apart
  2. make ineffective; crush
  3. lose control of one's emotions; lose it; snap
  4. stop operating or functioning; fail; go bad; give way; die; give out; conk out; go; break
  5. fall apart; crumble; crumple; tumble; collapse
  6. cause to fall or collapse
  7. collapse due to fatigue, an illness, or a sudden attack; collapse
  8. separate (substances) into constituent elements or parts; decompose; break up
E.g.
  • This rigid structure requires energy to break down.
  • The craniosuspensory ligament begins to break down.
  • A similar process is used to break down proteins.

bring down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. move something or somebody to a lower position; lower; take down; let down; get down
  2. impose something unpleasant; inflict; visit; impose
  3. cause the downfall of; of rulers; overthrow; subvert; overturn
  4. cause to be enthusiastic
  5. cause to come to the ground; land; put down
  6. cut down on; make a reduction in; reduce; cut down; cut back; trim; trim down; trim back; cut
E.g.
  • Thank you for helping to bring down the #wall."
  • As if Ceausescu and company are to bring down imperialism!!
  • In some cases, coyotes can bring down prey weighing up to or more.

brush down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. reprimand; tell off

buckle down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. work very hard, like a slave; slave; break one's back; knuckle down

bunk down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. go to bed; bed down

burn down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. burn completely; be consumed or destroyed by fire; burn up; go up
  2. destroy by fire; burn; fire

call down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. censure severely or angrily; call on the carpet; take to task; rebuke; rag; trounce; reproof; lecture; reprimand; jaw; dress down; scold; chide; berate; bawl out; remonstrate; chew out; chew up; have words; lambaste; lambast
  2. summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic; raise; conjure; conjure up; invoke; evoke; stir; arouse; bring up; put forward; call forth

calm down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. become quiet or calm, especially after a state of agitation; calm; cool off; chill out; simmer down; settle down; cool it
  2. make calm or still; calm; quiet; tranquilize; tranquillize; tranquillise; quieten; lull; still
  3. become quiet or less intensive; lull

camp down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. establish or set up a camp; camp

cascade down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. rush down in big quantities, like a cascade; cascade

cast down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. lower someone's spirits; make downhearted; depress; deject; get down; dismay; dispirit; demoralize; demoralise

choke down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. suppress; choke off; choke back

chop down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. cut down

clamp down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. repress or suppress (something regarded as undesirable); crack down

climb down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. come down; alight

close down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. cease to operate or cause to cease operating; close up; close; fold; shut down
E.g.
  • The last cinema here was close down in the early 1990s.
  • Later on that year Fun Pier would close down.
  • Many offices were forced to close down.

come down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way; descend; fall; go down
  2. be the essential element; reduce; boil down
  3. fall from clouds; precipitate; fall
  4. get sick; sicken
  5. criticize or reprimand harshly
E.g.
  • The book has come down to us in two manuscripts only.
  • Miss Godfrey, returning, tried to induce her pet to come down.
  • "I have a band of my own and I have come down to work for them."

cool down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. make cool or cooler; cool; chill
  2. loose heat; cool; chill
  3. lose intensity; cool; cool off

count down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. count backwards; before detonating a bomb, for example

crack down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. repress or suppress (something regarded as undesirable); clamp down

cut down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. cut down on; make a reduction in; reduce; cut back; trim; trim down; trim back; cut; bring down
  2. intercept (a player); cut out
  3. cause to come or go down; down; knock down; push down; pull down
  4. cut with sweeping strokes; as with an ax or machete; slash
  5. cause to fall by or as if by delivering a blow; fell; drop; strike down
  6. cut with a blade or mower; mow
E.g.
  • He's cut down the tall trees and left the monkeys."
  • The latter have cut down exposing bedrock in places.
  • Using a bone saw, the sternum is cut down the middle.

dash down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. write down hastily; dash off

deep down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adv.
  1. in reality; at heart; at bottom; inside; in spite of appearance

die down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. suffer from a disease that kills shoots; die back
  2. become progressively weaker

doss down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. sleep in a convenient place; doss; crash

down feather

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. soft fine feathers; down

down in the mouth

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. filled with melancholy and despondency; gloomy; grim; blue; depressed; dispirited; down; downcast; downhearted; low; low-spirited

down pat

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. understood perfectly; down; mastered

down payment

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a partial payment made at the time of purchase; the balance to be paid later; deposit

down quark

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a stable quark with an electric charge of -1/3 and a mass 607 times that of an electron

down the stairs

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adv.
  1. on a floor below; downstairs; on a lower floor; below
E.g.
  • In one incident, a boy pushed her down the stairs.
  • Soni interferes and ends up falling down the stairs.
  • And back home, his mother falls down the stairs.

down town

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the center of a city; civic center; municipal center

drag down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. exert a force with a heavy weight; bear down; bear down on; press down on; weigh down

dress down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. censure severely or angrily; call on the carpet; take to task; rebuke; rag; trounce; reproof; lecture; reprimand; jaw; call down; scold; chide; berate; bawl out; remonstrate; chew out; chew up; have words; lambaste; lambast
  2. dress informally and casually; underdress

dressing down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a severe scolding; castigation; earful; bawling out; chewing out; upbraiding; going-over

drink down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. drink down entirely; toss off; pop; bolt down; belt down; pour down; down; kill

drop down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. fall or descend to a lower place or level; sink; drop

duck down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. down of the duck

dwindle down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. become smaller or lose substance; dwindle; dwindle away

ebb down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. flow back or recede; ebb; ebb away; ebb out; ebb off

fall down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. lose an upright position suddenly; fall

fight down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. fight against or resist strongly; fight; oppose; fight back; defend

flag down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. signal to stop

flap down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. throw violently; slam

flump down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. fall heavily; flump

flush down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. flow freely; wash down

freeze down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. change from a liquid to a solid when cold; freeze; freeze out

garbage down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. eat a large amount of food quickly; gobble up; shovel in; bolt down

get down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. lower (one's body) as by kneeling
  2. move something or somebody to a lower position; lower; take down; let down; bring down
  3. pass through the esophagus as part of eating or drinking; swallow
  4. alight from (a horse); unhorse; dismount; light; get off
  5. lower someone's spirits; make downhearted; depress; deject; cast down; dismay; dispirit; demoralize; demoralise
  6. take the first step or steps in carrying out an action; begin; get; start out; start; set about; set out; commence
  7. put down in writing; of texts, musical compositions, etc.; write down; set down; put down

go down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way; descend; fall; come down
  2. go under,; sink; settle; go under
  3. grow smaller; decline; wane
  4. be recorded or remembered
  5. be ingested
  6. be defeated
  7. stop operating; crash
  8. disappear beyond the horizon; set; go under
E.g.
  • This, as expected, did not go down well in Qin.
  • The next day, Ben and Chuck go down in the submarine.
  • They can only go down, and eventually die out.

go down on

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. provide sexual gratification through oral stimulation; fellate; suck; blow

goose down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. down of the goose

grind down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. rule a country as a tyrant; tyrannize; tyrannise

gun down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. strike down or shoot down

hand down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. passed on, as by inheritance

hands down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adv.
  1. with no difficulty; handily

have down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. have (something) mastered

hold down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. keep
  2. restrain

hose down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. water with a hose; hose

hunker down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. sit on one's heels; squat; crouch; scrunch; scrunch up; hunker
  2. take shelter
  3. hold stubbornly to a position

hunt down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. pursue for food or sport (as of wild animals); hunt; run; track down
E.g.
  • Naina is distraught and vows to hunt down Gokul.
  • M'Butu commands the trio to hunt down their comrades.
  • The ever-persistent fisherman trying to hunt down Sherman.

jot down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. write briefly or hurriedly; write a short note of; jot

jumping up and down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. jumping in one spot (as in excitement)

keep down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. place a limit on the number of; number
  2. manage not to throw up
  3. put down by force or intimidation; repress; quash; subdue; subjugate; reduce

kick down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. open violently; kick in

kip down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. prepare for sleep; go to bed; turn in; bed; crawl in; hit the hay; hit the sack; sack out; go to sleep; retire

knock down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. cause to come or go down; down; cut down; push down; pull down
  2. knock down with force; deck; coldcock; dump; floor
  3. shatter as if by explosion; blast

knuckle down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. work very hard, like a slave; slave; break one's back; buckle down

lay down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. institute, enact, or establish; establish; make
E.g.
  • He went on, but saw a bed and lay down to sleep.
  • He lay down on his right side and died laughing.
  • Many smŗtis lay down rules about performing secret prāyaścittas.

let down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. move something or somebody to a lower position; lower; take down; get down; bring down
  2. fail to meet the hopes or expectations of; disappoint

letting down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the act of causing something to move to a lower level; lowering

lie down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. assume a reclining position; lie

live down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. live so as to annul some previous behavior; unlive

load down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. load with a pack; pack

loaded down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. heavily burdened with work or cares; bowed down; overburdened; weighed down
  2. bearing a physically heavy weight or load; burdened; heavy-laden

look down on

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. regard with contempt

mark down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. reduce the price of

melt down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. reduce or cause to be reduced from a solid to a liquid state, usually by heating; melt; run

mow down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. kill a large number of people indiscriminately; massacre; slaughter

nail down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. succeed in obtaining a position; nail; peg
  2. make final; put the last touches on; put into final form; finalize; finalise; settle
  3. define clearly; pin down; peg down; narrow down; narrow; specify

narrow down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. define clearly; pin down; peg down; nail down; narrow; specify
  2. become more focus on an area of activity or field of study; specialize; specialise; narrow

pare down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. decrease gradually or bit by bit; pare

peg down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. fasten or secure with a wooden pin; peg
  2. define clearly; pin down; nail down; narrow down; narrow; specify

pin down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. define clearly; peg down; nail down; narrow down; narrow; specify
  2. attach with or as if with a pin; pin up
  3. place in a confining or embarrassing position; trap

pipe down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. become quiet or quieter; quieten; hush; quiet; quiesce; quiet down

place down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. cause to sit or seat or be in a settled position or place; set down; put down

plank down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. drop heavily; plonk down; plump down

play down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. understate the importance or quality of; background; downplay

plonk down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. drop heavily; plump down; plank down

plump down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. set (something or oneself) down with or as if with a noise; plank; flump; plonk; plop; plunk; plunk down; plump
  2. drop heavily; plonk down; plank down

plunk down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. set (something or oneself) down with or as if with a noise; plank; flump; plonk; plop; plunk; plump down; plump

pour down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. drink down entirely; toss off; pop; bolt down; belt down; down; drink down; kill

press down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. press down; depress

press down on

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. exert a force with a heavy weight; drag down; bear down; bear down on; weigh down

pull down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. tear down so as to make flat with the ground; level; raze; rase; dismantle; tear down; take down
  2. cause to come or go down; down; knock down; cut down; push down

push down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. cause to come or go down; down; knock down; cut down; pull down

put down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. cause to sit or seat or be in a settled position or place; set down; place down
  2. put in a horizontal position; lay; repose
  3. cause to come to the ground; land; bring down
  4. put (an animal) to death; destroy
  5. leave or unload; drop; drop off; set down; unload; discharge
  6. make a record of; set down in permanent form; record; enter
  7. reduce in worth or character, usually verbally; take down; degrade; disgrace; demean
  8. put down in writing; of texts, musical compositions, etc.; write down; set down; get down
E.g.
  • Tiles cannot swap positions after being put down.
  • He helped put down another coup on September 27.
  • It was put down by government troops within two weeks.

quiet down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. become quiet or quieter; quieten; hush; quiet; quiesce; pipe down

rain down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. precipitate as rain; rain

ram down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. teach by drills and repetition; hammer in; drill in; beat in
  2. strike or drive against with a heavy impact; ram; pound

ratchet down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. move by degrees in one direction only; ratchet; rachet up

rattle down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. recite volubly or extravagantly; rattle off; reel off; spiel off; roll off

remain down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. be counted out; remain down while the referee counts to ten; take the count

roll down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. gather into a huge mass and roll down a mountain, of snow; avalanche

rope down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. lower oneself with a rope coiled around the body from a mountainside; rappel; abseil

round down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. express as a round number; round off; round out; round

rub down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. wear away; abrade; corrade; abrase; rub off
  2. manually manipulate (someone's body), usually for medicinal or relaxation purposes; massage; knead

run down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. use up all one's strength and energy and stop working; poop out; peter out; run out; conk out
  2. trace; check out
  3. move downward
  4. injure or kill by running over, as with a vehicle; run over
  5. examine hastily; scan; skim; rake; glance over
  6. deplete; exhaust; play out; sap; tire
  7. pursue until captured
E.g.
  • Tram routes 3, 16, 96 all run down the street.
  • A number of gills run down this western side of Ullscarf.
  • The British crew denied that they had run down the lifeboat.

sag down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. cause to sag; sag

scale down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. make smaller; reduce
  2. reduce proportionally

send down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. suspend temporarily from college or university, in England; rusticate

set down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. put down in writing; of texts, musical compositions, etc.; write down; get down; put down
  2. reach or come to rest; land
  3. put or settle into a position
  4. cause to sit or seat or be in a settled position or place; put down; place down
  5. go ashore; disembark; debark
  6. leave or unload; drop; drop off; put down; unload; discharge
E.g.
  • This sentence set down case law for future claims.
  • He attempted to set down on a river bank, but his jet exploded on impact.
  • Aristotle set down rules by which knowledge could be discovered by reason.

settle down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. settle into a position, usually on a surface or ground; settle
  2. become settled or established and stable in one's residence or life style; settle; root; take root; steady down
  3. become quiet or calm, especially after a state of agitation; calm; calm down; cool off; chill out; simmer down; cool it
E.g.
  • Gavurin and Wheeler expressed a desire to settle down.
  • Fiske urges Hooker to settle down with Leah.
  • In 1861, 160 Jirjaks entered the area of Lop Nur to settle down.

shoot down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. shoot at and force to come down; down; land
  2. move quickly and violently; tear; shoot; charge; buck
  3. thwart the passage of; kill; defeat; vote down; vote out
E.g.
  • El Salvador did not shoot down any Honduran aircraft.
  • 457 Squadron managed to shoot down one of the float-planes.
  • Greisert was able to close and shoot down one of their number.

shout down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. silence or overwhelm by shouting

shower down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. rain abundantly; shower

shut down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. cease to operate or cause to cease operating; close up; close; fold; close down
E.g.
  • was shut down on September 27, 2011 and SuperPoke!
  • The group shut down its operations in August 2014.
  • Some platforms, such as Graphicly, have shut down.

simmer down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. become quiet or calm, especially after a state of agitation; calm; calm down; cool off; chill out; settle down; cool it

sit down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. take a seat; sit
  2. show to a seat; assign a seat for; seat; sit
  3. be seated; sit
E.g.
  • The old friends sit down to play chess, but John dozes off.
  • They sit down and discuss how things had come to this point.
  • No longer feeling alone, the two sit down next to each other.

sleek down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. give a smooth and glossy appearance; slick; slick down

slick down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. give a smooth and glossy appearance; slick; sleek down

slide down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. fall or sink heavily; slump; sink

slim down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. take off weight; reduce; melt off; lose weight; slim; slenderize; thin

slow down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. lose velocity; move more slowly; decelerate; slow; slow up; retard
  2. become slow or slower; slow; slow up; slack; slacken
  3. cause to proceed more slowly; slow; slow up
  4. reduce the speed of; decelerate
  5. become less tense, rest, or take one's ease; relax; loosen up; unbend; unwind; decompress
E.g.
  • This has led to a movement to slow down the zapper.
  • The bomber asked the tanker to slow down.
  • Pellinkhof ordered Van Es to slow down to let Huisman pass.

sluice down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. pour as if from a sluice; sluice

split down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a decrease in the number of outstanding shares of a corporation without changing the shareholders' equity; reverse split; reverse stock split

sponge down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. clean with a sponge, by rubbing; sponge off
  2. wash with a sponge

stamp down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. to put down by force or authority; suppress; inhibit; subdue; conquer; curb

stare down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. overcome or cause to waver or submit by (or as if by) staring; outstare; outface

steady down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. become settled or established and stable in one's residence or life style; settle; root; take root; settle down

step down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. give up or retire from a position; leave office; quit; resign
  2. reduce the level or intensity or size or scope of; de-escalate; weaken
E.g.
  • Jay Inslee that she would step down in January 2014.
  • Seven months later ill health forced Hart to step down.
  • Martin Schulz had to step down after the coalition talks.

stepping down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a formal resignation and renunciation of powers; abdication
  2. the act of abdicating; abdication
E.g.
  • In 2000, he became Up-Zila Pramukh, stepping down in 2005.
  • Yash is stepping down as CEO, in order to enjoy retirement.
  • After stepping down LaTorre remained connected to the Mafia.

strike down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. declare null and void; make ineffective; cancel
  2. cause to fall by or as if by delivering a blow; fell; drop; cut down
  3. cause to die, especially suddenly

strip down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. get undressed; undress; discase; uncase; unclothe; strip; disrobe; peel

swan 's down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. soft woolen fabric used especially for baby clothes
  2. down of the swan

swill down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. drink large quantities of (liquid, especially alcoholic drink); swill

take down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. move something or somebody to a lower position; lower; let down; get down; bring down
  2. tear down so as to make flat with the ground; level; raze; rase; dismantle; tear down; pull down
  3. make a written note of; note
  4. reduce in worth or character, usually verbally; degrade; disgrace; demean; put down
E.g.
  • in order to make a deal to take down Andrew Forson.
  • But will they be enough to take down Singletery?
  • bondik tried to take down Twistzz, but he fell.

take lying down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. suffer without protest; suffer or endure passively

talk down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. belittle through talk
  2. speak in a condescending manner, as if to a child
  3. direct and control (the flight of an airplane during landing) via radio

tamp down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. press down tightly; tamp; pack

tear down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. tear down so as to make flat with the ground; level; raze; rase; dismantle; take down; pull down

tearing down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. complete destruction of a building; razing; leveling; demolishing

tie down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. secure with or as if with ropes; tie up; bind; truss
  2. restrain from independence by an obligation

tone down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping; muffle; mute; dull; damp; dampen
  2. make less strong or intense; soften; moderate; tame

touch down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. come or bring (a plane) to a landing

track down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. pursue for food or sport (as of wild animals); hunt; run; hunt down
E.g.
  • Their purpose was to track down and destroy Venom.
  • Finally Surajit is able to track down the real culprit.
  • They track down his location, but he is nowhere to be found.

tramp down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. walk on and flatten; trample; tread down

tread down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. walk on and flatten; tramp down; trample

trim down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. cut down on; make a reduction in; reduce; cut down; cut back; trim; trim back; cut; bring down

turn down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. refuse to accept; refuse; reject; pass up; decline
  2. reject with contempt; reject; spurn; freeze off; scorn; pooh-pooh; disdain
  3. refuse entrance or membership; reject; turn away; refuse
  4. take a downward direction
  5. make lower or quieter; lower; lour

turn thumbs down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. vote against; vote down

up and down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adv.
  1. moving backward and forward along a given course
  2. alternately upward and downward
E.g.
  • There are free shuttles up and down Skyline Blvd.
  • However, in 2015, Hartlett had an up and down season.
  • Nengren Temple is built along the up and down of mountains.

upside down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adv.
  1. in an inverted manner
E.g.
  • Her wreck was located upside down in October 1919.
  • They are recorded to swim upside down occasionally.
  • The giant beaker was placed upside down over the cup.

vote down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. thwart the passage of; kill; shoot down; defeat; vote out
  2. vote against; turn thumbs down

wash down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. eat food accompanied by lots of liquid; also use metaphorically
  2. flow freely; flush down

water down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. make less strong or intense
  2. thin by adding water to

wear down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress; tire; wear upon; tire out; wear; weary; jade; wear out; outwear; fag out; fag; fatigue
  2. deteriorate through use or stress; wear; wear off; wear out; wear thin

weigh down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. exert a force with a heavy weight; drag down; bear down; bear down on; press down on
  2. be oppressive or disheartening to; weigh on

weighed down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. heavily burdened with work or cares; bowed down; loaded down; overburdened
  2. full of; bearing great weight; heavy

weight down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. weight down with a load; burden; burthen; weight

whittle down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. cut away in small pieces; whittle away; wear away

wolf down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. eat hastily; wolf

write down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. put down in writing; of texts, musical compositions, etc.; set down; get down; put down
  2. reduce the estimated value of something; expense; write off
E.g.
  • It has been reported that Galen employed twenty scribes to write down his words.
  • It is not possible to write down a single analytical equation that would relate e.g.
  • However, it is instructive to write down and solve the Killing vector equations directly.

laid down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Bhakti Thapa laid down his life in the battlefield.
  • The gap widened as Dibaba laid down a 1:02.43 split.
  • None of the other six submarines was ever laid down.

shot down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He was shot down and badly burned on 28 September.
  • The aircraft was shot down, and Anderson was killed.
  • The MiGs quickly engaged and shot down two F-4s.

turned down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Michael Bay then turned down the director's position.
  • Bachelet also turned down a radio debate with Piñera.
  • He had already turned down a number of offers.

stepped down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Zoiey later stepped down from her National title.
  • Hutchison stepped down as Artistic Director in 1993.
  • His life after he stepped down as consul is a blank.

closed down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • P.O.G.O UK was closed down on the 21st of May 2013.
  • In 1983 its main competitor, "Sounds", closed down.
  • In 1933, the Gestapo closed down the Berlin school.

burned down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Reformists also burned down that building in 1575.
  • A major fire burned down much of the town in 1819.
  • The Buddhist Texts Library was burned down in 1948.

torn down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The park was sold shortly thereafter and torn down.
  • The chapel was torn down in the mid-19th-century.
  • In 2011 all buildings were completely torn down.

went down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A pinnace, "Catch", went down with all aboard lost.
  • The price went down to $49.99 in November 2015.
  • The price of the 1950 Land Cruiser went down to $2187.

broken down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The word Jujutsu can be broken down into two parts.
  • The discus technique can be broken down into phases.
  • It is an integral model, broken down into steps.

broke down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It was inferiority that broke down his confidence.
  • Dissensions arose, and the arrangement broke down.
  • One of her two interrogators broke down sobbing.

breaks down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It is  torture; after she leaves, he breaks down.
  • Andy breaks down in tears and flees the church.
  • The whole family breaks down especially Simar.

came down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Hudson said it came down to Lambert and Mortensen.
  • Votes came down to Erik's to reveal the tie breaker.
  • The vote finally came down to two 'yes' and two 'no.'

stood down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He was re-elected in 2002 and stood down in 2005.
  • The Welsh headed home and Henry stood down his army.
  • He then held the seat until 1874 when he stood down.

taken down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The videos were later taken down by Camen in 2019.
  • Their current website have been taken down as a result.
  • It was taken down early after public protest.

handed down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The judgments were handed down on July 15, 1948.
  • The determination was handed down on 30 October 2014.
  • His father handed down his knowledge of herbs and minerals.

passed down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The villa was passed down through the imperial family.
  • Land was passed down from mother to daughter.
  • In 1551 it passed down to the Beccarias for a short time.

burnt down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In 1886, the western part of the town burnt down.
  • He saves her life when the chip van gets burnt down.
  • On 31 March 1873 the town almost entirely burnt down.

brought down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • From all accounts, Fotomaker brought down the house.
  • They had also brought down many infantrymen.
  • Cobble Hill was brought down and used to fill in the marshes.

knocked down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The winds knocked down trees and blew debris around.
  • The tree was knocked down by a truck driver in 1973.
  • Two people were knocked down by the vehicles.

struck down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Then Mick the Miller was struck down with distemper.
  • In 2016, the Texas law was struck down as unconstitutional.
  • Our gallant young president has been struck down in his prime!"

settled down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • They then pressurized the LM and settled down to sleep.
  • His descendants settled down in Transdanubia.
  • They then settled down for their first meal on the surface.

first down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The Tigers were awarded 15 yards and a first down.
  • The teams punted 45 times, sometimes on first down.
  • The Sooners did not manage a single first down.

slowed down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Later that night, Tembin slowed down on its track.
  • These leaves are shed after growth has slowed down.
  • This slowed down Cape's work on Lagwagon until 2002.

going down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • But nowadays, the support for Flamurtari has been going down.
  • She said she had "cut herself and blood was going down her arms."
  • These sediments are deposited on the rock unit that is going down.

shutting down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The government suggested shutting down the program.
  • Around early 1999, the Carnal line was gradually shutting down.
  • Pets user community sued Google/Slide for shutting down SuperPoke!

down through

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The villa was passed down through the imperial family.
  • Karlsberg's ownership has been handed down through generations.
  • Authority is passed down through a form of apostolic succession.

down during

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The town was burned down during the Mongol invasion.
  • The bronze figures were melted down during World War II.
  • Twelve of the hotel-casinos closed down during the strike.

breaking down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Owen later confides in Katy, and breaking down in her arms.
  • annually, breaking down to £18 1s.
  • Urease inhibitors prevent the urease enzyme from breaking down the urea.

way down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The legs should look straight going all the way down.
  • Kathy denies and the trio works the way down the stairs.
  • 3) Lower interest rates – all the way down to 0 per cent.

pulled down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Its western wall was pulled down in the 19th century.
  • Goldwater's poor showing pulled down many supporters.
  • This tower was pulled down in 1977, and replaced in 1994.

down due

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The remaining walls had to be knocked down due to the damage.
  • Little stood down due to the party's historically low polling.
  • In between it slowed down due to the Naval Disarmament Treaty.

down when

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The channel closed down when Illrymz resigned.
  • The connection is taken down when the "end" button is pressed.
  • The divorce decree was handed down when Warmus was eight years old.

touched down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Another 50 tornadoes touched down on this day.
  • The USAir plane touched down near the runway threshold.
  • The first tornado was an F1 twister that touched down near Earl.

further down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Grazing land was not available further down the river for some decades.
  • A little further down lies the village of Kau and the temple of Kamakshya Mata.
  • The further down the diagram, the more expensive (and powerful) the Talents become.

written down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • These scenarios are usually not written down in any detail.
  • Official rules for matches were first written down in 1981.
  • It was written down in the second half of the 13th century.

down the field

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • One of his points is getting down the field under kicks.
  • The Lions got the ball back and started driving down the field.
  • Unless of course, someone has a heart attack running down the field.

sent down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Alleyn is sent down from London to investigate.
  • was sent down in a destiny making night.
  • He was sent down into the hollows for Operation Hollow Storm.

turned it down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The money was great but we turned it down."
  • Nehru however turned it down.
  • Bacall said at the time: I turned it down because it's just not a part.

running down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • They have beaded skin and stripes running down their bodies.
  • There is sometimes a thin, paler stripe running down the back.
  • There is often a pale mid-dorsal stripe running down the back.

sat down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • She became tired on the way and sat down to cry.
  • On January 20, 1970, the two men sat down for lunch.
  • The two men sat down and began to play cards.

shooting down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • But Yoshiie kept shooting down enemy commanders.
  • In 2017, Loiko published "Flight" about the shooting down of MH17.
  • 85 Squadron, shooting down three Messerschmitt Bf 109s in one action.

down the road

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • They gallop down the road alongside the track and then swerve across it.
  • There is also a smaller beach located down the road from MacDonald Beach.
  • And who knows, maybe it has a few surprises up its sleeve down the road."

tracked down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Cottonmouth was later tracked down by American Eagle in Arizona.
  • Amberley wants the two tracked down.
  • The police swiftly tracked down its author, and Joly was arrested.

fell down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • On 19 October 1815, Lanyon Quoit fell down in a storm.
  • Sakuni fell down on the earth and Duryodhana bore him away.
  • He sprang on the witch, and she fell down the stairs and died.

down the street

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Tram routes 3, 16, 96 all run down the street.
  • Smiling, Douglas walks down the street and off camera.
  • In the last sequence, Hinano is walking down the street.

stand down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Bevan openly called for him to stand down in the summer of 1954.
  • Mullan chose to stand down and pursued his career as a solicitor.
  • Superman holds Batman's body, and orders the soldiers to stand down.

dropped down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The price dropped down to $3,995,000 in March 2018.
  • Kenny Roberts Jr. dropped down to 11th position.
  • The following week it dropped down one to #6.

goes down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Most of this work is done after the sun goes down.
  • Magnus goes down to the beach and meets Jennie.
  • If energy efficiency goes down, performance is negative.

gunned down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He was gunned down in a bar in São Luís, Maranhão, Brazil.
  • Fearing any witnesses, the killers gunned down the family.
  • Michael kills one of the crooks but is fatally gunned down.

down the line

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • On 6 November 1975 the last steam train ran down the line.
  • But here I am 25 years down the line considering the thing."
  • Somewhere down the line, he fell out with his club's management.

slowing down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The reverse happened when descending and slowing down.
  • If we were speeding up or slowing down, it was by design.
  • It really feels like time is slowing down.

down all

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • We are just trying to lock down all the ideas for it now."
  • he takes down all the men sent by G.J.I who comes in his way.
  • After the school closed down all the students transferred to Goroke School.

face down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • After each trick, any exposed face down cards are flipped.
  • The patient lies face down on the table.
  • Each player bids by placing one card face down on the table.

moved down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In around 1901 they moved down to Mount Gambier.
  • On the night of 17 January 1815 they moved down river from Whampoa.
  • Ships moved down a canal and were fitted by the various shops they passed.

tracks down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Rydal arrives in Knossos and tracks down Chester.
  • He tracks down Jesse Coe to Abilene, Texas.
  • Jinda tracks down Jeeva, and he stops Jeeva killing Kiran.

down the river

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Lower down the river supplies the Dikgatlhong Dam.
  • Her blouse got stuck on her way down the river to, also, end her life.
  • Grazing land was not available further down the river for some decades.

down because

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In 1984 the G was nearly taken down because of maintenance fees.
  • Bacall said at the time: I turned it down because it's just not a part.
  • "I had to turn it down because we were in the middle of that development.

coming down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • On coming down from Oxford in 1877, he purchased a Coach and Four for £200.
  • When they finish training, the group see a falling object coming down to Earth.
  • The Syrians maintained a constant fire and left without coming down to the road.

comes down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The work of Fleury only comes down to the year 1414.
  • The choice of architecture comes down to one of utility.
  • But it soon comes down to a contest between the two lovers.

down again

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The NHL rejected the offer, and talks broke down again.
  • In the brutal affair, Broome was down again in the 50th.
  • Unfortunately the system breaks down again, this time badly.

down upon

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This cliff faces west and looks down upon the Konkan.
  • At first he was looked down upon due to his low society status.
  • This brings down upon Liuy private investigators, mobsters, and others.

turning down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • when turning down a politician looking for an endorsement.
  • He is also quoted as turning down the role for being "Sgt.
  • Styles and Bobby Roode both turning down offers to join them.

pinned down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • German machine guns and an anti-tank gun had them pinned down.
  • The boat was not taken but it and other boats were pinned down.
  • The remnants of both battalions were pinned down in no man's land.

bogged down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The fighting bogged down into static trench warfare for the remainder of the war.
  • They were forced to abandon several guns which became bogged down in the muddy roads.
  • Visibility was near zero and rescue vehicles became bogged down in the drifting sands.

third down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • On third down Staubach was rushed, but was never hit.
  • On third down, Hicks was sacked by E.J.
  • What happened on third down has become Dallas Cowboys trivia for years.

fourth down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Brett Upson punted on fourth down from the BC 41.
  • Two Pike passes fell incomplete, setting up fourth down.
  • Maryland punted it away on fourth down with 11 yards to go.

closing down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • With the laps closing down, McCoy overtook multiple people to reach third place.
  • In April 2008, Ziff Davis announced that "Games for Windows" would be closing down.
  • (That station would later switch to Equity's Retro Jams network, before closing down in 2010.)

up or down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Whether they're up or down, they stick to it."
  • Without purfling, cracks can spread up or down the top or back.
  • Cast - turn outward and dance up or down outside the set, as directed.

took down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Red Reserve took down Team Kinguin in two close maps.
  • With just over a minute left, fer took down electronic.
  • TACO took down ISSAA before being traded out by bondik.

walking down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In the last sequence, Hinano is walking down the street.
  • He next sees her walking down the street, and follows her.
  • He is soon arrested while walking down the street at night.

down before

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • There stood an oak, under which he fell after the tree bowed down before him.
  • However he realizes what is going on and calms down before anything serious happens.
  • In the second group all three pilots saw Sherwood go down before they made their attack.

scaled down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Teams had been scaled down from 25 players to 20.
  • It was scaled down to 1.6 megatons for the live test.
  • The horsepower will be scaled down from .

stripped down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Anselmo described the album as: "Very stripped down.
  • Allward and appears to be a stripped down Art Deco style.
  • The fourth Jung tank engine was stripped down for long-term repair.

runs down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • She leaves the building and runs down a busy street.
  • She realises through a note he gives her what has happened and runs down to the beach.
  • A thin, white stripe runs down the middle of the back from behind the head to the rump.

toned down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The buyer, Hy Steirman, further toned down the content of both magazines.
  • This version was shorter, and mainly toned down the amount of musical numbers.
  • With the drag queens and strippers toned down, Leon and Scott exchange their vows.
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