Definition of DOWN

noun : DOWN

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) (American football) a complete play to advance the football; "you have four downs to gain ten yards" ;

  • 4. (

    ) (usually plural) a rolling treeless highland with little soil ;

  • 5. (

    ) fine soft dense hair (as the fine short hair of cattle or deer or the wool of sheep or the undercoat of certain dogs) ;

verb : DOWN

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 3. (

    ) bring down or defeat (an opponent) ;

Adjective : DOWN

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) being or moving lower in position or less in some value; "lay face down"; "the moon is down"; "our team is down by a run"; "down by a pawn"; "the stock market is down today" ;

  • 2. (

    ) extending or moving from a higher to a lower place; "the down staircase"; "the downward course of the stream" ;

  • 3. (

    ) becoming progressively lower; "the down trend in the real estate market" ;

  • 4. (

    ) being put out by a strikeout; "two down in the bottom of the ninth" ;

  • 6. (

    ) lower than previously; "the market is depressed"; "prices are down" ;

  • 7. (

    ) shut; "the shades were down" ;

  • 8. (

    ) not functioning (temporarily or permanently); "we can't work because the computer is down" ;

Adverb : DOWN

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 3. (

    ) paid in cash at time of purchase; "put ten dollars down on the necklace" ;

  • 4. (

    ) from an earlier time; "the story was passed down from father to son" ;