download

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) IPA: /ˌdaʊnˈləʊd/
  • (US) IPA: /ˈdaʊnˌloʊd/
  • (file)

Verb[change]

Plain form
download

Third-person singular
downloads

Past tense
downloaded

Past participle
downloaded

Present participle
downloading

  1. (transitive) If you download something, you transfer it from a remote computer to the one you are using with an internet connection.
    Mark is downloading a large file and has to be patient.
  2. (intransitive) If something is downloading, it is transferring from one computer to another using an internet connection.
    "This huge file is downloading too slowly" Mark complained.

Noun[change]

Singular
download

Plural
downloads

  1. A download is the act of downloading a file or the file that is downloaded.
    Mark was very happy when the download finally completed.

Related words[change]