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How to Pronounce down?

Correct pronunciation for the word "down" is [dˈa͡ʊn], [dˈa‍ʊn], [d_ˈaʊ_n].

Definition of down

  1. Along a descent; from a higher to a lower place; toward the mouth of a river; from the capital of a country; from the head terminus of a railway. Down the sound, in the direction of the ebb-tide toward the sea. Down the country, toward the sea or from the metropolis.
  2. Downcast.
  3. From a higher to a lower place; from the capital or the centre; on the ground; below the horizon; from a higher to a lower condition; into disrepute or disgrace; into smaller bulk; from earlier to later times; extended or prostrate on the ground or on any flat surface.
  4. The fine soft feathers of fowls, particularly of the duck kind; fine hair; a fine hairy substance, the pubescence of flowers; a fine feathery substance, by which seeds are wafted to a distance; anything that soothes, or a place of soft repose.
  5. A depressed state. Up and down, here and there. Down with, to pull down or throw or take down.
  6. A bank of sand thrown up by the sea; a tract of naked hilly land used only for pasturing sheep. The downs, a well-known road for shipping in the English Channel near Deal.

Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language By Nuttall, P.Austin

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What is the present tense of Down?

  • The personal forms of the verb "to down" in the present tense are:

  • - I down

  • - You down

  • - He/She/It downs

  • - We down

  • - You (plural) down

  • - They down
  • What is the past tense of Down?

  • The personal forms of the verb "down" in past tense are:

  • - I downed

  • - You downed

  • - He/she/it downed

  • - We downed

  • - You (plural) downed

  • - They downed
  • What is the adverb for down?

    The adverb for the word "down" is "downwardly". So, for example, you could say "She looked downwardly as she walked down the stairs".

    What is the adjective for down?

    The adjective form of the word "down" is "lower".

    Usage over time for down:

    This graph shows how "down" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

    What is the plural form of down?

    The plural of the "down" can be the "downs".

    What is the singular form of down?

    The singular of the "down" can be the "down".

    Synonyms for Down:


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