What is the meaning of go down?


  • Move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way.
    • usage: "The temperature is going down"; "The barometer is falling"; "The curtain fell on the diva"; "Her hand went up and then fell again"
  • (v.) ()
  • Grow smaller.
    • usage: "Interest in the project waned"
  • Be recorded or remembered.
    • usage: "She will go down as the first feminist"
  • Be ingested.
    • usage: "This wine sure goes down well"; "The food wouldn't go down"
  • Be defeated.
    • usage: "If America goes down, the free world will go down, too"
  • Disappear beyond the horizon.
    • usage: "the sun sets early these days"
  • Stop operating.
    • usage: "My computer crashed last night"; "The system goes down at least once a week"
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