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Meaning of LET DOWN

Pronunciation:  let dawn

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  fail to meet the hopes or expectations of
  2. [v]  move something or somebody to a lower position
 Synonyms: bring down, disappoint, get down, lower, take down
 Antonyms: bring up, elevate, get up, lift, raise
 See Also: baffle, betray, bilk, come down, come short, cross, depress, descend, dip, disenchant, disillusion, displace, fail, fall, fall short, foil, frustrate, go down, incline, move, queer, reef, scotch, spoil, thwart



Medical Dictionary
 Definition: The let down reflex is an involuntary reflex during breastfeeding which causes the milk to flow freely.
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