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Meaning of GO DOWN

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  1. [v]  grow smaller; "Interest in the project waned"
  2. [v]  stop operating; "My computer crashed last night"; "The system goes down at least once a week"
  3. [v]  be defeated; "If America goes down, the free world will go down, too"
  4. [v]  be ingested; "This wine sure goes down well"; "The food wouldn't go down"
  5. [v]  disappear beyond the horizon; of celestial bodies such as the sun and the moon
  6. [v]  move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way; "The temperature is going down"; "The barometer is falling"; "The curtain fell on the diva"; "Her hand went up and then fell again"
  7. [v]  go under, "The raft sank and its occupants drowned"
  8. [v]  be recorded or remembered; "She will go down as the first feminist"
 Synonyms: crash, decline, go under, set, wane
 Antonyms: arise, ascend, come up, float, go up, lift, move up, rise, swim, uprise
 See Also: abseil, alight, avalanche, break, break, break down, cascade, cascade down, cave in, climb down, collapse, come down, conk out, crash, decrease, descend, die, diminish, dip, dismount, dive, drip, drop, drop, fail, fall, fall, fall in, filter, flop, founder, get down, get off, give, give out, give way, give way, go, go, go bad, go down, lessen, light, locomote, lose, move, percolate, permeate, pitch, plop, plunge, plunk, pounce, precipitate, prolapse, rappel, roll down, rope down, settle, sink, sink in, submerge, submerse, subside, swoop, topple, travel, tumble, unhorse, wear on



Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: be believed, be lost, be received, be swallowed, bite the dust, bow, capsize, carry conviction, cascade, cataract, cave, cave in, collapse, come down, crash, crumple, decline, descend, die, dip, dip down, down, droop, drop, drop down, drop off, ebb, fade, fail, fall, fall away, fall down, fall off, find credence, flop, flop down, flump, flump down, fold, founder, give way, go downhill, go off, go under, gravitate, have enough, hit a slump, hit rock bottom, hit the skids, keel, keel over, lapse, lick the dust, lose, lose altitude, lose out, lose the day, lower, overset, overturn, parachute, pass current, pitch, pitchpole, plop, plop down, plummet, plump, plunge, pounce, pour down, precipitate, rain, reach the depths, run down, sag, say uncle, scuttle, set, settle, settle down, sink, sink down, sink like lead, slide, slip, slouch, slump, slump down, somersault, stoop, submerge, submerse, submit, subside, succumb, surrender, swag, swoop, take the count, topple, touch bottom, trend downward, tumble, turn over, turn turtle, upset, upset the boat, wane