down

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down is part of the Basic English 850.
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down is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
down

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Preposition
down

An arrow pointing down
  1. Toward the earth, away from the sky.
    What goes up on earth must fall down.
  2. Toward the bottom.
  3. Towards a smaller price, number, amount, etc.
    I'm going to buy a computer once prices go down.

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Noun[change]

Singular
down

Plural
downs

(countable & uncountable)

  1. Down is soft feathers or a covering of soft feathers.
    That pillow is full of down.

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Directions (edit)

north - east - south - west

up - down | forward - backward | left - right

Verb[change]

Plain form
down

Third-person singular
downs

Past tense
downed

Past participle
downed

Present participle
downing

  1. If you down a liquid, normally an alcoholic drink, it means you drink it very quickly.
    Harry downed a glass of beer in five seconds.