alphabet

Down

Definition of down:

part of speech: noun

Soft feathers, hair, or wool; the soft fibers of plants; banks or small, rounded hills of sand.

part of speech: noun

Soft feathers or fine hair; bank of sand thrown up by the sea.

part of speech: adjective

Dejected; downcast.

part of speech: noun

A bank of sand thrown up by the sea:- pl. a tract of hilly land, used for pasturing sheep.

part of speech: preposition

Along a descent of; from a higher to a lower place on; along the course or current of.

part of speech: adverb

From a higher to a lower position: on the ground: from earlier to later times.

part of speech: adjective

Along a descent.

part of speech: adjective

In a descending direction; on the ground; below the horizon.

part of speech: noun

The soft hair under the feathers of fowls: the hairy covering of the seeds of certain plants: anything which soothes or invites to repose.

part of speech: adverb

From a higher to a lower degree or position; at the lowest point; on the ground; below the horizon; opposite to up; from earlier to later times; in hand, or on the counter; as, to pay down for goods; on paper, or in a book.

part of speech: preposition

Along a descent: from a higher to a lower position or state.

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