Go down - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈɡoʊ ˈdaʊn|
Brit.  |ɡəʊ daʊn|  British pronunciation of the word go down

verb

- move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way (syn: descend, fall)
- go under (syn: settle, sink)
- grow smaller (syn: decline, wane)
- be recorded or remembered
- be ingested
- be defeated
- disappear beyond the horizon (syn: set)
- stop operating (syn: crash)

Examples

I do not think he cares a straw whether your temperature goes down or up.

Three ships went down in last night's storm.

As the sun went down below the horizon, the sky became pink and gold.

In fashion or out of fashion, the sensational novels always go down with the public.

The child coughed and coughed because a piece of bread had gone down the wrong way.

Our secret plans must not go down on paper.

I went down with a severe attack of malaria.

Our business has been going down all winter.

One of my best students went down in the examination.

...when's the drug deal supposed to go down?...

How did your speech go down?

Mr. Thornton's sketch goes down to the death of James II.

Rome went down before the barbarian invaders

She will go down as the first feminist

The food wouldn't go down

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