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"
paid in cash at time of purchase; "put ten dollars down on the necklace"
in an inactive or inoperative state; "the factory went down during the strike"; "the computer went down again"
to a lower intensity; "he slowly phased down the light until the stage was completely black"
from an earlier time; "the story was passed down from father to son"
filled with melancholy and despondency ; "gloomy at the thought of what he had to face"; "gloomy predictions"; "a gloomy silence"; "took a grim view of the economy"; "the darkening mood"; "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: gloomy, grim, blue, depressed, dispirited, downcast, downhearted, down in the mouth, low, low-spirited,
not functioning (temporarily or permanently); "we can''t work because the computer is down"
shut; "the shades were down"
lower than previously; "the market is depressed"; "prices are down" Synonyms: depressed,
understood perfectly; "had his algebra problems down" Synonyms: down pat, mastered,
being put out by a strikeout; "two down in the bottom of the ninth"
extending or moving from a higher to a lower place; "the down staircase"; "the downward course of the stream" Synonyms: downward,
becoming progressively lower; "the down trend in the real estate market"
improve or perfect by pruning or polishing; "refine one''s style of writing" Synonyms: polish, refine, fine-tune,
bring down or defeat (an opponent)
eat immoderately; "Some people can down a pound of meat in the course of one meal" Synonyms: devour, consume, go through,
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 down, cut down, push down, pull down,
shoot at and force to come down; "the enemy landed several of our aircraft" Synonyms: shoot down, land,
(American football) a complete play to advance the football; "you have four downs to gain ten yards"