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Main Entry: down
Synonyms:
COD, Vandyke, actively, adown, ailing, air, alkali flat, all up with, alluvial plain, anthill, backset, bad, barrow, basin, beard, beat, beaten, beaver, bedfast, bedridden, below, below par, best, bested, blow down, blow over, blubber, blue, booked, bottomland, bowed-down, bowl down, bowl over, brae, breeze, bring down, bristles, bubble, bulldog, bushveld, butte, butter, campo, carry off, cascade, cash, cash down, cash on delivery, cast down, cataract, chaff, champaign, champaign country, check, chip, chop down, chute, clay, coastal plain, cobweb, collapse, collapsing, come down, comedown, completed, completely, concluded, confined, confounded, conquer, consume, cork, crash, critically ill, cushion, cut down, cut off, daintiness, dash down, dashed, debacle, deciduous, deck, declension, declination, declining, declivitous, decurrent, defeated, defluxion, dejected, delicacy, delta, depressant, depressed, depressing, depressive, descend, descendant, descending, descension, descent, desert, despairing, despondent, desponding, destroy, devour, digest, dip down, discomfited, discomfiture, discouraged, discouraging, disheartened, disheartening, dispatch, dispirited, dispiriting, dispose of, disregard, documented, done, done for, done in, dough, down, down south, downbend, downcast, downcome, downcurve, downfall, downfalling, downflow, downgoing, downgrade, downhearted, downhill, downiness, downline, downpour, downright, downrush, downs, downsinking, downstairs, downstream, downstreet, downtown, downtrend, downturn, downward, downward trend, downwards, downwith, drooping, droopy, drop, drop down, drop off, dropping, drumlin, dune, dust, earlier, earnestly, earthward, eat, eat up, eiderdown, ended, enrolled, entered, ether, faint, faintish, fairy, fall, fall down, fall off, fallen, falling, feather, feather bed, feathers, feeling awful, feeling faint, feeling low, feeling something terrible, fell, fetch down, filed, filminess, fine-grainedness, fineness, finish, finished, fixed, flat, flat country, flatland, flats, flatten, fleece, floor, floored, floss, flue, fluff, fluffiness, foam, foothills, for real, froth, fully, fur, fuzz, fuzziness, get away with, get down, go down, go downhill, goatee, gossamer, gossameriness, grass veld, grassland, gravitate, gravitation, ground, heartless, heath, hew down, hill, hillock, hipped, hors de combat, hospitalized, hummock, hurdle, hypochondriac, hypochondriacal, ignore, ill, imperial, in childbed, in danger, in hospital, in low spirits, in the depths, in the doldrums, in the dumps, inclination, indexed, indisposed, inferior, ingest, inscribed, invalided, kapok, knob, knock down, knoll, laid low, laid up, lambasted, lande, languishing, lathered, lay level, lay low, lay out, legal, level, lick, licked, lint, liquidate, llano, logged, lose altitude, low-spirited, low, lower, lowest, lowland, lowlands, lunar mare, mare, master, mesa, mesilla, minuted, molehill, money down, monticle, monticule, moor, moorland, mortally ill, mote, mound, mow down, nether, not quite right, of record, off-color, off, official, on call, on demand, on file, on record, on the books, on the descendant, on the downgrade, on the skids, open country, oppressive, out of sorts, outdo, outdone, overborne, overcome, overmastered, overmatched, overpowered, overridden, overthrown, overturned, overwhelmed, pampa, pampas, panicked, parachute, pay-as-you-go, peach fuzz, peneplain, pessimistic, pile, pillow, pining, pipe, pitch, plain, plains, plateau, playa, plummet, plummeting, plunge, plunging, plush, pocket, pocket the affront, posted, pounce, pour down, prairie, precipitate, prostrate, pubescence, pudding, puff, pull down, put away, put to rout, putty, rain, rapids, rase, raze, recorded, refinement, registered, reversal, reverse, reverse of fortune, rocky, routed, rubber, ruined, sagging, salt flat, salt marsh, salt pan, sand dune, satin, satininess, savanna, scattered, scrag, sebkha, seedy, send headlong, setback, setting, settled, severe check, sick, sick abed, sick unto death, sickish, side whiskers, silenced, silk, silkiness, sinking, skinned, skinned alive, slack, sluggish, smoothness, softness, spiritless, sponge, spread-eagle, spume, stampeded, steppe, stomach, stoop, straw, strictly cash, stubble, subdued, subjacent, submerging, subsiding, suicidal, supinate, surmount, surround, swallow, swallow an insult, swansdown, swell, swoop, table, tableland, take, take down, take in, take off, taken ill, terminated, thistledown, through-and-through, through, throw, throw down, throwback, topple, tottering, tree veld, trend downward, trimmed, trip, trounced, tuck in, tuft, tumble, tumbledown, tundra, turn aside provocation, under, under the weather, undone, unwell, upland, upset, vega, veld, velvet, velvetiness, waterfall, wax, weald, weary of life, whack down, whelmed, whipped, whiskers, wide-open spaces, woebegone, wold, wool, world-weary, worst, worsted, written down, zephyr
 
Main Entry: back down
Synonyms:
abjure, back off, back out, backpedal, backtrack, backwater, balance, balk, beat a retreat, beg off, break off combat, cave in, cease resistance, climb down, crawfish out, cry off, debate, deliberate, demur, deny, disavow, disclaim, disengage, disown, draw back, draw off, eat crow, eat humble pie, fall back, falter, fear, forswear, give ground, give in, give place, give up, give way, go back, go back on, hang back, hem and haw, hesitate, hold back, hover, hum and haw, jib, move back, pause, ponder, pull back, pull out, quit the field, recall, recant, renege, renounce, repudiate, resile, retire, retract, retreat, revoke, run back, scruple, shilly-shally, shy, stand back, stick at, stickle, stop to consider, straddle the fence, strain at, swallow, take back, think twice about, unsay, weasel out, welsh, withdraw, yield
 
Main Entry: bear down
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beat down, bring low, buckle down, couch, crush, debase, defeat, depress, detrude, do double duty, downbear, elucubrate, endeavor, get cracking, get cutting, go all out, haul down, hit the ball, hop to it, hotfoot, hump, hump it, hustle, indent, knuckle down, lay to, lean on it, let down, lower, lucubrate, overpower, overwork, ply the oar, pour it on, press down, pull down, push down, reduce, scratch, shag ass, shake a leg, shake it up, sink, slave, snap to it, spare no effort, step on it, subdue, subjugate, sweat, take down, tear ass, thrust down, vanquish, work hard, work late, work overtime
 
Main Entry: bear down on
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accost, advance, advance against, advance upon, approach, approach anchorage, appropinquate, approximate, bear against, bear down upon, bear hard upon, bear up, bear up for, bear up to, close, close in, close with, come, come closer, come forward, come near, come on, come up, confront, counterattack, draw near, draw nigh, drive, encounter, fetch, flank, gain upon, gas, go aboard, go alongside, high-pressure, infiltrate, launch an attack, lay aboard, lay for, lay in, lean on, lie in, make, make at, make for, march against, march upon, mount an attack, narrow the gap, near, open an offensive, press, pressure, proximate, push, put away for, put in, put into port, put pressure on, reach, run for, sail for, sidle up to, squeeze, stand for, steer toward, step up, strike, thrust
 
Main Entry: beat down
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bargain, bear down, bend, bid, bid for, blow down, break, break down, bring down, bring low, bring to terms, browbeat, bulldoze, bully, burn down, cast down, castrate, chaffer, cheapen, chop down, clamp down on, coerce, compel, conquer, cow, crush, cut, cut down, cut prices, damp, dampen, dampen the spirits, darken, dash, daunt, decline, defeat, deflate, deject, depreciate, depress, despotize, devaluate, dicker, discourage, dishearten, dispirit, dive, domineer, domineer over, drive a bargain, enslave, fall, fall in price, fell, flatten, give way, grind, grind down, haggle, henpeck, higgle, huckster, humble, humiliate, intimidate, jew down, keep down, keep under, knock down, knock over, level, lord it over, lower, lower the spirits, mark down, master, mow down, negotiate, nose-dive, oppress, outbid, overawe, overbear, overmaster, overpower, override, overwhelm, pare, plummet, plunge, press down, press heavy on, prostrate, pull down, quell, rase, raze, reduce, repress, ride over, ride roughshod over, sadden, sag, shave, sink, slash, slump, smash, steamroller, subdue, subjugate, suppress, take down, tear down, terrorize, throw down, trample down, trample underfoot, trample upon, tread down, tread underfoot, tread upon, trim, tyrannize, tyrannize over, underbid, unman, vanquish, walk all over, walk over, weigh heavy on, weigh heavy upon, weigh upon
 
Main Entry: blow down
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Main Entry: break down
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afflict, aggrieve, alphabetize, analyze, anatomize, anguish, arrange, assay, assort, bawl, beat down, bend, blow, blow down, blubber, boohoo, break, break up, bring down, bring low, bring to tears, bring to terms, bulldoze, burn down, burn out, burst into tears, cast down, catalog, categorize, cave in, chop down, class, classify, codify, collapse, come to naught, come to nothing, conk out, conquer, crack up, crumble, crush, cry, cut down, cut up, decompose, desolate, digest, disintegrate, dissect, dissolve in tears, divide, draw tears, droop, drop, drop a tear, embitter, faint, fall down, fall flat, fall in, fall through, fatigue, fell, file, fizzle out, flag, flatten, founder, gasp, get bogged down, get hung up, get mired, get tired, give out, go haywire, go kaput, go wrong, grade, greet, grieve, group, grow weary, humble, humiliate, index, inundate, jade, knock down, knock over, level, list, master, molder, mow down, oppress, order, overmaster, overwhelm, pack up, pant, peg out, peter out, pigeonhole, place, play out, poop out, prostrate, puff, puff and blow, pull down, putrefy, quell, range, rank, rase, rate, raze, reduce, reduce to elements, resolve, rot, run down, run out, segment, separate, shed tears, sink, smash, snivel, sob, sorrow, sort, spoil, steamroller, subdivide, subdue, succumb, suppress, sway, tabulate, taint, take down, tear down, throw down, tire, topple, topple down, topple over, torment, totter, trample underfoot, tread underfoot, turn, type, tyrannize, unman, weary, weep, wheeze, whimper, wilt
 
Main Entry: bring down
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abase, abash, acquire, be responsible for, beat down, belittle, blow down, blow over, blow to pieces, blow up, bowl down, bowl over, brain, break down, bring into discredit, bring low, bring on, bring upon, bulldog, bulldoze, burn down, burn to death, cast down, chop down, contract, crush, cry down, cut down, cut to pieces, dash down, deal a deathblow, debase, deck, decry, degrade, demean, depreciate, derogate from, detract from, diminish, disapprove of, discredit, disgrace, disintegrate, disparage, down, drop, dump, dump on, fall in with, fall into, fell, fetch down, flatten, floor, frag, gain, get, give the quietus, ground, gun down, hew down, hold in contempt, incinerate, incur, invite, jugulate, knock, knock down, knock over, lapidate, lay level, lay low, lay out, level, lower, make little of, minimize, mow down, pistol, poleax, precipitate, prostrate, pull down, put down, rase, raze, reduce, reflect discredit upon, riddle, run, run down, send headlong, set down, shoot, shoot down, shoot to death, shotgun, silence, slight, smash, speak ill of, spread-eagle, stab to death, steamroller, stone, stone to death, strike dead, submit to indignity, supinate, take down, tear down, throw, throw down, topple, trip, trip up, tumble, vaporize, welcome, whack down
 
Main Entry: broken-down
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Main Entry: buckle down
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be determined, be in earnest, be resolved, buckle to, cross the Rubicon, die fighting, die hard, endeavor, go all out, go for broke, hump, hump it, knuckle down, lay to, mean business, never say die, ply the oar, spare no effort, take the plunge
 
Main Entry: cast down
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abase, abash, abashed, afflicted, agitated, bad, baffle, balk, beat down, beset, bilk, blow down, blow over, bothered, bowed-down, bowl down, bowl over, break down, bring down, bulldog, bulldoze, burn down, chagrin, chagrined, chapfallen, chop down, confound, confuse, confused, crestfallen, cross, cut down, damp, dampen, dampen the spirits, darken, dash, dash down, dashed, debase, deck, defeat, defeat expectation, degrade, deject, dejected, demean, depress, depressed, despairing, despondent, desponding, disappoint, discomfit, discomfited, discomforted, discompose, discomposed, disconcert, disconcerted, disconsolate, discourage, discouraged, dishearten, disheartened, disillusion, dispirit, dispirited, disquieted, dissatisfy, distressed, disturbed, down, downcast, downhearted, drooping, droopy, drop, embarrass, embarrassed, feeling low, fell, fetch down, flatten, floor, foil, frustrate, ground, heartless, hew down, humiliate, hung up, hypochondriac, hypochondriacal, ill at ease, in low spirits, in the depths, in the doldrums, in the dumps, knock down, knock over, languishing, lay level, lay low, lay out, let down, level, low-spirited, low, lower, lower the spirits, mortified, mortify, mow down, oppress, out of countenance, perturbed, pessimistic, pining, precipitate, press down, prostrate, pull down, put-out, put-upon, put out, rase, raze, sadden, send headlong, sink, smash, spiritless, spread-eagle, steamroller, subdued, suicidal, supinate, take down, tantalize, tear down, tease, throw, throw down, throw into confusion, thwart, topple, trip, troubled, tumble, uncomfortable, uneasy, upset, weary of life, weigh heavy upon, weigh upon, whack down, woebegone, world-weary
 
Main Entry: chop down
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Main Entry: clamp down on
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asphyxiate, beat down, bottle up, break, browbeat, bulldoze, bully, castrate, censor, choke off, coerce, compel, cork, cork up, cow, crack down on, crush, damp down, daunt, despotize, domineer, domineer over, drown, enslave, extinguish, gag, grind, grind down, henpeck, hold down, intimidate, jump on, keep down, keep under, kill, lord it over, muzzle, oppress, overawe, overbear, overmaster, override, pour water on, press heavy on, put down, quash, quell, quench, repress, ride over, ride roughshod over, shut down on, silence, sit down on, sit on, smash, smother, squash, squelch, stanch, stifle, strangle, stultify, subdue, subjugate, suffocate, suppress, terrorize, throttle, trample down, trample upon, tread down, tread upon, tyrannize, tyrannize over, unman, walk all over, walk over, weigh heavy on
 
Main Entry: climb down
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abjure, alight, back down, back out, backwater, crawfish out, deny, disavow, disclaim, dismount, disown, eat crow, eat dirt, eat humble pie, forswear, get down, get off, land, lick the dust, light, perch, recant, renege, renounce, repudiate, retract, revoke, settle, sing small, swallow, take back, touch down, unhorse, unsay, withdraw
 
Main Entry: come down
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alight, be found, be met with, be realized, befall, betide, cascade, cataract, collapse, come, come about, come in, come off, come to pass, come true, crash-land, crash, decline, degenerate, descend, deteriorate, dip down, ditch, down, downwind, drop, drop down, drop off, eventuate, fall, fall down, fall off, go down, go downhill, go off, go to pot, gravitate, hap, happen, have a comedown, hit rock bottom, land, level off, light, lose altitude, occur, overshoot, pancake, parachute, pass, pass off, pitch, plummet, plunge, pounce, pour down, precipitate, rain, reach the depths, settle down, sink, slip, stoop, swoop, take place, talk down, touch bottom, touch down, transpire, trend downward, upwind
 
Main Entry: come down on
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alight upon, ambush, assail, assault, attack, attend to, blitz, bushwhack, call down, come at, crack down on, descend on, descend upon, do for, dress down, drop on, fall on, fall upon, fix, gang up on, give it to, go at, go for, harry, have at, hit, hit like lightning, hit upon, jump, jump all over, jump on, land on, lay at, lay hands on, lay into, light into, light upon, mug, pay, pay out, pitch into, pounce upon, pound, sail into, serve one out, set on, set upon, settle, settle on, settle the score, speak to, strike, strike upon, surprise, swoop down on, take care of, take the offensive, talk to, tell off, trim, wade into
 
Main Entry: crack down on
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Main Entry: cut down
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abbreviate, abridge, abstract, annihilate, beat down, bereave of life, blow down, blow over, blow to pieces, blow up, bob, boil down, bowl down, bowl over, brain, break down, bring down, bulldog, bulldoze, burn down, burn to death, capsulize, carry away, carry off, cast down, chloroform, chop down, clip, compress, condense, contract, crop, curtail, curtail expenses, cut, cut back, cut corners, cut off, cut off short, cut short, cut to pieces, damp, dampen, dash down, deal a deathblow, deck, decrease, deduct, deflate, depreciate, depress, deprive of life, destroy, diminish, disintegrate, dispatch, dispose of, do away with, do for, do to death, dock, down, downgrade, drop, elide, end, epitomize, execute, exterminate, fell, fetch down, finish, finish off, flatten, floor, foreshorten, frag, give the quietus, ground, gun down, hew down, immolate, incinerate, jugulate, kill, knock down, knock over, lapidate, launch into eternity, lay level, lay low, lay out, lessen, level, liquidate, lower, lynch, make away with, mark down, martyr, martyrize, mow, mow down, nip, pare, pare down expenses, pistol, poison, poleax, poll, pollard, precipitate, prostrate, prune, pull down, purge, put away, put down, put to death, put to sleep, rase, raze, reap, recap, recapitulate, reduce, remove from life, retrench, riddle, roll back, sacrifice, scale down, send headlong, shave, shear, shoot, shoot down, shoot to death, shorten, shotgun, silence, simplify, slash, slay, slow down, smash, snub, spread-eagle, stab to death, starve, steamroller, step down, stone, stone to death, strike dead, stunt, sum up, summarize, supinate, synopsize, take a reef, take down, take from, take in, take life, take off, tear down, telescope, throw, throw down, topple, trim, trip, truncate, tumble, tune down, vaporize, whack down
 
Main Entry: die down
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Main Entry: down the drain
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all gone, annihilated, consumed, dead, defunct, dissipated, done for, expired, extinct, gone, gone glimmering, gone to waste, had it, kaput, kaputt, lost, misspent, no more, passed away, perished, run to seed, spent, squandered, used, vanished, wasted
 
Main Entry: down under
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Africa, America, Antipodes, Asia, Asia Major, Asia Minor, Australasia, East, Eastern Hemisphere, Eurasia, Europe, Far East, Levant, Middle East, Near East, New World, Occident, Oceania, Old World, Orient, West, Western Hemisphere, continent, eastland, landmass, the old country
 
Main Entry: down-and-out
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ausgespielt, bankrupt, blasted, blighted, broken, desolated, destitute, destroyed, devastated, done for, done in, fallen, finished, fortuneless, gone to pot, homeless, in ruins, in the gutter, in the red, insolvent, irremediable, kaput, landless, moneyless, out of funds, overthrown, penniless, propertyless, ravaged, ruined, ruinous, spoiled, undone, wasted, without a sou, wrecked
 
Main Entry: down-at-the-heel
Synonyms:
beat-up, bedraggled, beggared, beggarly, bereaved, bereft, blowzy, careless, chintzy, deprived, dilapidated, disadvantaged, dowdy, down-at-heel, down-at-the-heels, drabbletailed, draggled, draggletailed, fleeced, frayed, frazzled, frowzy, frumpish, frumpy, full of holes, ghettoized, grubby, holey, impoverished, in need, in rags, in shreds, in tatters, in want, indigent, informal, loose, lumpen, mendicant, messy, mussy, necessitous, needy, negligent, on relief, out at elbows, patchy, pauperized, poky, poverty-stricken, ragged, raggedy, ratty, ruinous, scraggly, scruffy, seedy, shabby, shoddy, slack, slatternly, slipshod, sloppy, slovenly, sluttish, sordid, squalid, starveling, stripped, tacky, tattered, tatty, torn, underprivileged, unkempt, unneat, unsightly, untidy
 
Main Entry: down-in-the-mouth
Synonyms:
bowed-down, cast down, dashed, dejected, depressed, despairing, despondent, desponding, discouraged, disheartened, dispirited, down, downcast, downhearted, drooping, droopy, feeling low, heartless, hypochondriac, hypochondriacal, in low spirits, in the depths, in the doldrums, in the dumps, languishing, low-spirited, low, pessimistic, pining, spiritless, subdued, suicidal, weary of life, woebegone, world-weary
 
Main Entry: down-to-earth
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earthy, hard-boiled, hard, hardheaded, matter-of-fact, matter, positivistic, practical-minded, practical, pragmatic, pragmatical, rational, realist, realistic, reasonable, sane, scientific, scientistic, secular, sensible, sober-minded, sober, sound-thinking, sound, straight-thinking, unideal, unidealistic, unromantic, unsentimental, utilitarian, worldly
 
Main Entry: dress down
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call down, come down on, flax, give a dressing-down, give it to, hide, jump all over, jump on, larrup, lather, leather, lick, paddle, speak to, talk to, tan, tell off, trim, wallop, welt, whale
 
Main Entry: face down
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brazen out, challenge, complain, complain loudly, confront, contend with, dispute, dissent, face out, face up to, front, kick against, make a stand, meet head-on, object, offer resistance, oppose, outbrave, outbrazen, outdare, outface, outlook, outstare, protest, recalcitrate, reluct, remonstrate, revolt, show fight, stand, stand at bay, stand up against, stand up to, stare down, strive against, withstand
 
Main Entry: go down
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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
 
Main Entry: gun down
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blast, blot out, blow to pieces, blow up, brain, bring down, bump off, burn to death, croak, cut down, cut to pieces, deal a deathblow, disintegrate, do in, drop, erase, fell, fix, frag, get, give the business, give the quietus, hit, ice, incinerate, jugulate, lapidate, lay low, lay out, off, pistol, poleax, polish off, riddle, rub out, settle, shoot, shoot down, shoot to death, shotgun, silence, stab to death, stone, stone to death, strike dead, take care of, vaporize, waste, wipe out, zap
 
Main Entry: hand down
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abalienate, add a codicil, alien, alienate, amortize, assign, barter, bequeath, cede, confer, consign, convey, deed, deed over, deliver, demise, devise, devolve upon, enfeoff, entail, exchange, execute a will, give, give title to, hand, hand on, hand over, leave, make a bequest, make a will, make over, negotiate, pass, pass on, pass over, sell, settle, settle on, sign away, sign over, surrender, trade, transfer, transmit, turn over, will, will and bequeath, will to
 
Main Entry: hold down
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asphyxiate, bit, bottle up, bridle, censor, check, choke off, clamp down on, constrain, cork, cork up, crack down on, crush, curb, damp down, deprive of freedom, disenfranchise, disfranchise, dominate, drown, enslave, enthrall, extinguish, gag, hold back, hold captive, hold in, hold in bondage, hold in captivity, hold in leash, hold in subjection, inhibit, jump on, keep down, keep under, kill, lead captive, make dependent, muzzle, peonize, pour water on, put down, quash, quell, quench, repress, shut down on, silence, sit down on, sit on, smash, smother, squash, squelch, stanch, stifle, strangle, stultify, subdue, subject, subjugate, subordinate, suffocate, suppress, take captive, throttle, vassalize, withhold
 
Main Entry: hunt down
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beat, chase, course, determine, dig out, discover, dog, drive, falcon, find, find out, flush, follow, follow a clue, follow the hounds, follow up, fowl, get, go hunting, gun, hawk, hit, hound, hunt, invent, jack, jacklight, locate, nose, nose out, prowl after, rediscover, ride to hounds, rout, run, run down, run to earth, shadow, shikar, shoot, smell out, sniff out, sport, stalk, start, still-hunt, strike, tail, trace, trace down, track, track down, trail
 
Main Entry: keep down
Synonyms:
asphyxiate, beat down, bottle up, break, browbeat, bulldoze, bully, castrate, censor, choke off, clamp down on, coerce, compel, cork, cork up, cow, crack down on, crush, damp down, daunt, deprive of freedom, despotize, disenfranchise, disfranchise, dominate, domineer, domineer over, drown, enslave, enthrall, extinguish, gag, grind, grind down, henpeck, hold captive, hold down, hold in bondage, hold in captivity, hold in leash, hold in subjection, intimidate, jump on, keep under, kill, lead captive, lord it over, make dependent, muzzle, oppress, overawe, overbear, overmaster, override, peonize, pour water on, press heavy on, put down, quash, quell, quench, repress, ride over, ride roughshod over, shut down on, silence, sit down on, sit on, smash, smother, squash, squelch, stanch, stifle, strangle, stultify, subdue, subject, subjugate, subordinate, suffocate, suppress, take captive, terrorize, throttle, trample down, trample upon, tread down, tread upon, tyrannize, tyrannize over, unman, vassalize, walk all over, walk over, weigh heavy on
 
Main Entry: knock down
Synonyms:
auction, auction off, auctioneer, bang, bash, bat, beat down, belittle, belt, biff, blow down, blow over, bonk, bowl down, bowl over, break down, bring down, bring into discredit, bring low, bulldog, bulldoze, burn down, cast down, chop down, clap, clip, clobber, clout, clump, coldcock, crack, crush, cry down, cut, cut down, damp, dampen, dampen the spirits, darken, dash, dash down, deal, deal a blow, debase, deck, decry, degrade, deject, demoralize, depreciate, depress, derogate from, detract from, disapprove of, discourage, discredit, disgrace, dishearten, disparage, dispirit, down, drop, fell, fetch, fetch a blow, fetch down, flatten, floor, ground, hew down, hit, hit a clip, hold in contempt, jab, knock, knock cold, knock out, knock over, lay, lay level, lay low, lay out, let have it, level, lower, lower the spirits, make little of, minimize, mow down, oppress, overcome, paste, plunk, poke, precipitate, press down, prostrate, psych out, pull down, punch, put down, rase, raze, reflect discredit upon, run down, sadden, sell by auction, send headlong, shake, sink, slam, slight, slog, slug, smack, smash, smite, snap, soak, sock, speak ill of, spread-eagle, steamroller, strike, strike at, submit to indignity, supinate, swat, swipe, take down, tear down, throw, throw down, thump, thwack, topple, trip, tumble, unbrace, undo, unman, unnerve, unstring, upset, wallop, weigh heavy upon, weigh upon, whack, whack down, wham, whop, win, yerk
 
Main Entry: knock-down-and-drag-out
Synonyms:
affray, altercation, barney, bickering, boisterous, brawl, broil, dispute, donnybrook, donnybrook fair, dustup, fight, fracas, fray, free-for-all, harum-scarum, hassle, knockabout, melee, rambunctious, rampageous, rhubarb, riot, roisterous, rollicking, rough-and-tumble, rough, row, rowdy, ruckus, ruction, rumpus, run-in, scrap, scrimmage, set-to, shindy, wild
 
Main Entry: knuckle down
Synonyms:
accede, accept, acquiesce, assent, be agreeable, buckle down, comply, consent, endeavor, face the music, go all out, go along with, hump, hump it, knock under, knuckle under, lay to, live with it, not resist, obey, ply the oar, relent, resign, spare no effort, submit, succumb, swallow it, swallow the pill, take, take it
 
Main Entry: lay down
Synonyms:
abdicate, abjure, acknowledge defeat, advance, affirm, align, allege, announce, annunciate, ante, ante up, appoint, argue, arrange in layers, assert, assever, asseverate, authorize, aver, avouch, avow, back, bank, bet, bet on, bundle away, cache, call, cant, careen, cease, cede, coffer, contend, cover, cry quits, declare, delaminate, demand, deposit, desist from, desquamate, dictate, drop, enunciate, equalize, even, exfoliate, express, fade, fell, file, flake, flatten, flush, forgo, forswear, gamble, give over, give up, grade, hand over, have, have done with, hazard, heel, hold, hutch, impose, insist, issue a manifesto, laminate, lay, lay a wager, lay away, lay flat, lay in, lay in store, lay level, lay low, lay out, lay up, layer, leave off, level, lie along, list, lodge, maintain, make a bet, make obligatory, manifesto, meet a bet, pack away, parlay, pass, pay over, play against, plunge, pose, posit, postulate, predicate, prescribe, proclaim, profess, pronounce, propose, propound, protest, punt, put, put away, put down, put it, put up, rase, raze, relinquish, renounce, repose, reposit, require, reservoir, resign, rest, roll, roll flat, salt away, salt down, say, scale, see, set, set down, set forth, smooth, smooth out, smoothen, speak, speak out, speak up, stake, stand for, stand on, stand pat, stash, state, steamroll, steamroller, store, store away, stow, stow away, stow down, stratify, submit, surrender, throw up, tip, wager, waive, warehouse, yield
 
Main Entry: lay down the law
Synonyms:
be responsible for, bestride, call the signals, captain, carry on, command, conduct, control, dictate, direct, dogmatize, dominate, engineer, govern, handle, have the ascendancy, head, head up, lead, lead on, make the rules, manage, maneuver, manipulate, master, mastermind, officer, oracle, oraculate, order, play first fiddle, pontificate, predominate, preponderate, prescribe, prevail, proclaim, pull the strings, quarterback, regulate, rule the roost, run, skipper, take command, take the lead, twist, wear the pants
 
Main Entry: let down
Synonyms:
abate, apostatize, arrest, backpedal, backwater, baffle, baffled, balk, balked, bamboozle, bate, bear down, beguile, betray, betrayed, bilk, bilked, blasted, blighted, bluff, bolt, brake, break away, bring low, cajole, cast down, chapfallen, cheat on, check, circumvent, clip the wings, conjure, couch, crestfallen, cross, crossed, crushed, curb, dash, dashed, debase, deceive, decelerate, defeat, defeat expectation, defeated, defect, deflate, degenerate, delay, delude, demit, depress, desert, detain, deteriorate, detrude, diddle, disappoint, disappointed, disgrace, dished, disillusion, disillusioned, disimprove, dissatisfied, dissatisfy, double-cross, downbear, draw rein, droop, dupe, ease, ease off, ease up, embarrass, fall back, foil, foiled, forestall, frustrate, frustrated, gammon, get around, get worse, grow worse, gull, haul down, hoax, hocus-pocus, hold back, hold in check, hold up, hornswaggle, humble, humbug, humiliate, ill-served, ill done-by, impede, indent, inform on, juggle, keep back, let up, let up on, loose, loosen, lose ground, lose momentum, lose speed, lower, mitigate, mock, moderate, mortify, obstruct, out of countenance, outmaneuver, outreach, outsmart, outwit, overreach, pigeon, play one false, press down, pull down, pull out, push down, put out, put something over, put to shame, rat, reduce, reef, regress, regretful, rein in, relapse, relax, remit, retard, retrograde, retrogress, run out on, secede, sell out, set back, shame, sicken, sink, slack, slack off, slack up, slacken, slake, slip back, slow, slow down, slow up, snow, sorely disappointed, soured, stay, string along, take down, take in, take in sail, tantalize, tease, throttle down, thrust down, thwart, thwarted, trick, turn in, two-time, unbend, unbrace, unlax, unstrain, unstring, unwind, worsen
 
Main Entry: lie down
Synonyms:
bed, bed down, couch, crawl, curl up, go to bed, go to rest, grovel, lay, lie, lie flat, lie limply, lie prone, lie prostrate, loll, lounge, prone, prostrate, recline, repose, rest, settle to rest, snug down, sprawl, stretch out, supinate, take it easy, take life easy
 
Main Entry: live down
Synonyms:
atone, atone for, compensate, expiate, give satisfaction, make amends, make compensation, make good, make matters up, make reparation, make right, make up for, pay the forfeit, pay the penalty, propitiate, recompense, redeem, redress, repair, satisfy, square it, square things
 
Main Entry: look down upon
Synonyms:
be above, be contemptuous of, bestraddle, bestride, care nothing for, clear, command, contemn, deride, despise, disdain, disparage, disprize, dominate, dump on, feel contempt for, feel superior to, hold beneath one, hold cheap, hold in contempt, insult, misprize, outtop, overarch, overlook, overshadow, overtop, put down, rank low, ridicule, rise above, scorn, set at naught, sneer at, sneeze at, sniff at, snort at, surmount, think nothing of, top, tower above, tower over
 
Main Entry: mark down
Synonyms:
beat down, book, break, calendar, carve, catalog, chalk, chalk up, cheapen, check in, chronicle, clip, cut, cut back, cut down, cut prices, decline, decry, deflate, depreciate, devaluate, devalue, dive, docket, downgrade, engrave, enroll, enscroll, enter, fall, fall in price, file, fill out, give way, grave, impanel, incise, index, inscribe, insert, jew down, jot down, list, log, lower, make a memorandum, make a note, make an entry, make out, matriculate, minute, nose-dive, note, note down, pare, place upon record, plummet, plunge, poll, post, post up, put down, put in writing, put on paper, put on tape, record, reduce, reduce to writing, register, sag, set down, shave, slash, slump, tabulate, take down, tape-record, tape, trim, underprize, undervalue, videotape, write, write down, write in, write off, write out, write up
 
Main Entry: melt down
Synonyms:
colliquate, concentrate, cut, decoagulate, decoct, defrost, deliquesce, dissolve, distill, essentialize, express, fluidify, fluidize, flux, fuse, hold in solution, infuse, leach, liquefy, liquesce, liquidize, lixiviate, melt, percolate, press out, refine, render, run, smelt, soak, solubilize, solve, steep, thaw, thin, unclot, unfreeze, wring, wring out
 
Main Entry: mow down
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Main Entry: nail down
Synonyms:
afford proof of, ascertain, assure, balance, ballast, bring home to, certify, cinch, clear up, clinch, counterbalance, decide, demonstrate, determine, dismiss all doubt, ensure, establish, find out, firm, firm up, fix, follow, follow from, freeze, get at, have a case, hold, hold good, hold water, immobilize, insure, keep, make certain, make good, make no doubt, make no mistake, make out, make sure, make sure of, pin down, prove, prove to be, prove true, reassure, remove all doubt, retain, see that, see to it, set at rest, settle, settle the matter, show, sort out, stabilitate, stabilize, steady, stick, transfix
 
Main Entry: pin down
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Main Entry: play down
Synonyms:
abate, allay, alleviate, assuage, attemper, bank the fire, bedwarf, belittle, blunt, chasten, constrain, control, damp, dampen, de-emphasize, deaden, deprecate, depreciate, detract from, diminish, downplay, dull, dwarf, extenuate, keep within bounds, lay, lenify, lessen, lighten, make light of, make little of, make nothing of, minify, minimize, mitigate, moderate, modulate, mute, obtund, palliate, reduce, reduce the temperature, restrain, set at naught, set little by, slacken, slow down, smother, sober, sober down, soft-pedal, soften, stifle, subdue, suppress, tame, temper, think little of, think nothing of, tone down, tune down, underplay, weaken
 
Main Entry: pull down
Synonyms:
accept, acquire, admit, annihilate, assume, bag, be paid, be remunerated, be salaried, be seized of, bear down, beat down, blow down, blow over, bowl down, bowl over, break down, bring down, bring low, bulldog, bulldoze, burn down, capture, cast down, catch, chop down, come by, come in for, come into, contract, corral, couch, cut down, dash down, debase, decimate, deck, demolish, depress, derive, derive from, detrude, dismantle, down, downbear, drag down, draw, draw from, draw wages, drop, earn, enter into possession, fell, fetch down, flatten, floor, gain, get, get an income, ground, harvest, haul down, have, have coming in, hew down, indent, knock down, knock over, lay level, lay low, lay out, let down, level, lower, make, mow down, net, obtain, precipitate, press down, procure, prostrate, push down, rase, raze, reap, receive, reduce, ruin, sack, score, secure, send headlong, sink, smash, spread-eagle, steamroller, supinate, take, take down, take in, take on, take over, tear down, throw, throw down, thrust down, topple, trip, tumble, whack down, win, work for wages, wreck
 
Main Entry: push down
Synonyms:
bank, bear down, bring low, couch, crab, debase, depress, detrude, dip, downbear, feather, fishtail, haul down, indent, let down, loop, lower, plow, porpoise, press down, pull down, pull out, pull up, reduce, roll, sideslip, sink, skid, spin, spiral, stunt, take down, thrust down, undulate, yaw
 
Main Entry: put down
Synonyms:
Parthian shot, abase, abasement, abash, account for, accredit with, accrete to, acknowledge, affront, annihilate, ante, ante up, apply to, ascribe to, aspersion, asphyxiate, assign to, atrocity, attach to, attribute to, back answer, barrack, be above, be contemptuous of, belittle, bend, bereave of life, blame, blame for, blame on, book, bottle up, break, brickbat, bring down, bring home to, bring into discredit, bring low, burden with, calendar, call names, care nothing for, carry away, carry off, carve, catalog, caustic remark, censor, chaff, chalk, chalk up, charge, charge on, charge to, check in, chloroform, choke, choke off, chronicle, clamp down on, comeback, comedown, confess, connect with, conquer, contemn, contempt, contumely, cork, cork up, crack, crack down on, credit with, crush, cry down, cut, cut at, cut down, cut off, cutting remark, damp down, debase, debasement, decry, deflation, degrade, demand, demean, denigrate, deposit, deprecate, depreciate, deprive of life, deride, derogate from, descent, despise, despite, destroy, detract from, dig, dig at, diminish, disapprove of, discommend, discredit, disdain, disgrace, dishonor, disoblige, disparage, dispatch, dispose of, dispraise, disprize, disvalue, do away with, do for, do to death, docket, drown, dump, dump on, eclipse, embarrassment, end, engrave, enjoin, enormity, enroll, enscroll, enter, exact, execute, exterminate, extinguish, fake out, fasten upon, father upon, feel contempt for, feel superior to, fell, file, fill out, finish, finish off, fix on, fix upon, flatten, fleer, fleer at, flout, flouting, foolery, freight with, gag, gibe, gibe at, gibing retort, give offense to, grave, hand over, hang on, hangdog look, hold beneath one, hold cheap, hold down, hold in contempt, humble, humbled pride, humiliate, humiliation, hurl a brickbat, immolate, impanel, impose, impose on, impose upon, impute to, incise, index, indignity, inflict on, inflict upon, injury, inscribe, insert, insult, jab, jab at, jape, jeer, jeer at, jeering, jest, jibe at, jot down, jump on, keep down, keep under, kill, knock, launch into eternity, lay, lay down, lay on, lay to, leg-pull, letdown, levy, liquidate, list, lodge, log, look down upon, lower, lynch, make a memorandum, make a note, make an entry, make away with, make little of, make out, mark down, martyr, martyrize, master, matriculate, minimize, minute, misprize, mock, mockery, mortification, muzzle, note, note down, offend, offense, outrage, override, overshadow, parting shot, pay over, pin on, pinpoint, place, place upon, place upon record, point to, poison, poll, pooh-pooh, pooh, post, post up, pour water on, prostrate, purge, put-on, put, put away, put in writing, put on, put on paper, put on tape, put out, put to death, put to shame, put to sleep, put up, put upon, quash, quell, quench, quip, rail at, rally, rank low, rank out, record, reduce, reduce to writing, refer to, reflect discredit upon, register, remove from life, repose, reposit, repress, rest, revile, ride down, ridicule, rude reproach, run down, sacrifice, saddle on, saddle with, scoff, scoff at, scorn, scout, scurrility, self-abasement, self-abnegation, self-diminishment, set, set at naught, set down, set down to, setdown, settle upon, shame, shamefacedness, shamefastness, short answer, show up, shut down on, silence, sit down on, sit on, slam, slap, slap at, slay, slight, smash, smother, sneer, sneer at, sneeze at, sniff at, snort at, snuff out, speak ill of, squash, squelch, stamp out, stanch, starve, stifle, strangle, stultify, subdue, subject to, subjugate, submit to indignity, suffocate, suppress, swipe, tabulate, take down, take life, take off, tape-record, tape, task, taunt, tax, think nothing of, throttle, trample down, trample out, trample underfoot, tread underfoot, treat with indignity, trip up, twit, uncomplimentary remark, vanquish, verbal thrust, videotape, weight down with, write, write down, write in, write out, write up, yoke with
 
Main Entry: rub down
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Main Entry: run down
Synonyms:
abandoned, ausgespielt, battered, beat-up, beaten up, belittle, blow, break down, bring down, bring into discredit, bring low, broken-down, burn out, burned-out, cachectic, calm, calm down, cease, collapse, collide, crack up, cry down, debase, debilitated, decline, decrepit, decry, degrade, depreciate, derelict, derogate, derogate from, deserted, desolate, determine, detract from, devitalized, die, die down, dilapidated, diminish, dingy, disabled, disapprove of, discover, discredit, disgrace, disparage, dispraise, done, done up, down-at-heel, drained, droop, drooping, droopy, drop, dwindle, ebb, effete, emptied, enervated, enfeebled, eviscerated, exhausted, fade, fagged, fail, failing, faint, fainting, fall, fall aboard, fall away, fall off, far-gone, fatigue, fatigued, feeble, feeling faint, find, find out, flag, flagging, follow, follow a clue, follow up, footsore, forsaken, frail, frazzled, gasp, get, get tired, give out, go down, go downhill, go off, good and tired, grow weary, halt, head into, healthless, hit, hit a slump, hit and run, hit rock bottom, hit the skids, hold in contempt, hunt down, in poor health, in ruins, incapacitated, infirm, inundate, invalid, invent, jade, jaded, knock, laid low, languid, languish, languishing, lapse, locate, lose strength, lull, make little of, minimize, molder, moribund, nose, nose out, overflow, override, overrun, pacify, pale, pant, peak, peaked, peaky, peter out, pine, play out, played out, poop out, pooped, puff, puff and blow, put down, quiesce, quiet, quieten, ram, ramshackle, reach the depths, ready to drop, rediscover, reduced, reduced in health, reflect discredit upon, ride down, ride over, ride roughshod over, ruined, ruinous, run broadside on, run in, run into, run out, run over, run ragged, run to earth, sagging, sail into, sapped, seedy, shabby, shadow, shotten, sickly, sink, slide, slight, slip, slummy, slump, smell out, sniff out, soothe, speak ill of, spent, stalk, stop, strike, submit to indignity, subside, succumb, tacky, tail, tattered, tire, tired-winged, tired, toilworn, tottery, touch bottom, trace, trace down, track, track down, trail, trample, trample on, trample underfoot, trample upon, tranquilize, tread upon, tumbledown, uncared-for, unhealthy, unrefreshed, unrestored, unsound, untended, used up, valetudinarian, valetudinary, wane, waste, waste away, wasted, way-weary, wayworn, weak, weaken, weakened, weakly, wearied, weariful, weary-footed, weary-laden, weary-winged, weary-worn, weary, wheeze, wilt, wilting, with low resistance, wither, wither away, worn-down, worn-out, worn
 
Main Entry: set down
Synonyms:
abase, abash, account for, accredit with, accrete to, acknowledge, admonish, affirm, allege, announce, annunciate, apply to, argue, ascribe to, assert, assever, asseverate, assign to, attach to, attribute to, aver, avouch, avow, blame, blame for, blame on, book, bring down, bring home to, bring low, bring to book, calendar, call to account, carve, catalog, chalk, chalk up, charge on, charge to, chastise, check in, chide, chronicle, confess, connect with, contend, correct, credit with, crush, cut, debase, declare, degrade, demean, deposit, diminish, docket, dump, dump on, engrave, enroll, enscroll, enter, enunciate, express, fasten upon, father upon, file, fill out, fix on, fix upon, grave, hang on, have, have words with, hold, impanel, impute to, incise, index, inscribe, insert, insist, issue a manifesto, jot down, land, lay, lay down, lay to, lecture, light, list, lodge, log, lower, maintain, make a memorandum, make a note, make an entry, make out, manifesto, mark down, matriculate, minute, note, note down, objurgate, perch, pin on, pinpoint, place upon, place upon record, point to, poll, post, post up, predicate, proclaim, profess, pronounce, protest, put, put down, put in writing, put it, put on paper, put on tape, rate, rebuke, record, reduce, reduce to writing, refer to, register, repose, reposit, reprehend, reprimand, reprove, rest, roost, saddle on, saddle with, say, scold, set down to, set straight, settle, settle upon, sit down, spank, speak, speak out, speak up, stand for, stand on, state, straighten out, submit, tabulate, take down, take to task, tape-record, tape, touch down, trip up, upbraid, videotape, write, write down, write in, write out, write up
 
Main Entry: settle down
Synonyms:
alight, anchor, attain majority, be conservative, be moderate, be pacifistic, billet at, bivouac, bloom, burrow, camp, cave, cave in, colonize, come down, come in, come of age, come to anchor, come to maturity, crash-land, decline, descend, develop, ditch, domesticate, downwind, droop, drop anchor, ensconce, establish residence, fledge, flop, flop down, flower, flump, flump down, founder, give way, go down, grow, grow up, hive, inhabit, keep house, keep the peace, keep within bounds, keep within compass, land, lapse, leave the nest, level off, light, live at, live temperately, locate, lower, mature, mellow, moor, move, nest, not make waves, not resist, overshoot, pancake, park, people, perch, plop, plop down, plump, populate, practice nonviolence, practice self-control, reach manhood, reach twenty-one, reach voting age, relent, relocate, remit, reside, ripen, roost, sag, season, set, set up housekeeping, set up shop, settle, sink, sink down, sit down, slouch, slump, slump down, sober down, squat, stand, stay at, strike a balance, strike root, submerge, subside, swag, take in sail, take residence at, take root, take up residence, talk down, temper, toga virilis, touch down, upwind
 
Main Entry: shake down
Synonyms:
assay, badger, blackmail, bring to test, comb, confirm, cut and try, essay, exact, experiment, extort, fan, force from, frisk, give a try, give a tryout, gouge, have a go, levy blackmail, look all over, look everywhere, pinch, play around with, practice upon, prove, pry loose from, put to trial, rake, ransack, rend, rend from, research, rifle, rip, rip from, road-test, rummage, run a sample, sample, scour, screw, search high heaven, shake, snatch from, squeeze, substantiate, taste, tear from, test, toss, try, try it on, try out, turn inside out, turn upside down, validate, verify, wrench, wrench from, wrest, wring, wring from
 
Main Entry: shoot down
Synonyms:
KO, blow to pieces, blow up, brain, bring down, burn to death, call off, cancel, charge, cock, complete, cook, cut down, cut to pieces, deal a deathblow, defeat, delete, detonate, discharge, dish, disintegrate, dispose of, do for, do in, drop, drop the curtain, eject, end off, expunge, extinguish, fell, finalize, finish, fire, fire off, fix, fold up, frag, get it over, get over with, get through with, give the quietus, gun, gun down, gun for, hit, incinerate, jugulate, kayo, kibosh, kill, knock out, lapidate, lay low, let fly, let off, load, pelt, pepper, perfect, pick off, pistol, plug, poleax, polish off, pot, potshoot, potshot, prime, put paid to, riddle, scrag, scuttle, settle, shoot, shoot at, shoot to death, shotgun, silence, sink, snipe, stab to death, stone, stone to death, strike, strike dead, take a potshot, torpedo, undo, vaporize, wipe out, zap
 
Main Entry: shut down
Synonyms:
asphyxiate, be ruined, become insolvent, bottle up, break, bust, call a strike, call it quits, cease, censor, choke, choke off, clamp down on, close, close down, close shop, close up, collapse, cork, cork up, crack down on, crash, crush, cut, damp down, drown, dumbfound, extinguish, fail, fold, fold up, gag, go bankrupt, go broke, go into receivership, go on strike, go to pot, go to ruin, go under, go up, hold down, hush-hush, hush, jump on, keep down, keep under, kill, knock off, lay off, muffle, muzzle, pour water on, put down, put to silence, quash, quell, quench, quiet, quieten, repress, secure, shush, shut, shut down on, shut off, shut up, shut up shop, shutter, silence, sit down on, sit on, smash, smother, soft-pedal, squash, squelch, stanch, stifle, still, strangle, strike, strike dumb, stultify, subdue, suffocate, suppress, switch off, throttle, turn off, walk out
 
Main Entry: simmer down
Synonyms:
calm down, collect, collect oneself, compose oneself, control, cool, cool it, cool off, get organized, quiet down, rein, relax, repress, restrain, smother, sober down, subside, suppress, take it easy, unwind
 
Main Entry: sit down
Synonyms:
anchor, be seated, billet at, bivouac, boycott, burrow, camp, colonize, come to anchor, domesticate, drop anchor, ensconce, establish residence, go on strike, go out, hive, hold out, inhabit, keep house, light, live at, locate, lock out, moor, move, nest, park, people, perch, picket, populate, relocate, remain seated, reside, revolt, roost, set, set down, set up housekeeping, set up shop, settle, settle down, shut it down, sit, slow down, squat, stand, stay at, strike, strike root, take residence at, take root, take up residence, touch down, walk out
 
Main Entry: sit down with
Synonyms:
advise with, bargain, call in, collogue, compare notes, confer, confer with, consult, consult with, counsel, deliberate, discuss, discuss with, exchange observations, exchange views, have conversations, hold conference, make terms, negotiate, palaver, parley, powwow, put heads together, reason with, refer to, sit down together, take counsel, take up with, talk over, treat with
 
Main Entry: sit-down strike
Synonyms:
arrest, bell, boycott, boycottage, check, checkmate, cutoff, dead stop, deadlock, end, endgame, ending, final whistle, full stop, grinding halt, gun, halt, job action, lockout, outlaw strike, revolt, rulebook slowdown, sick-in, sit-down, slowdown, stalemate, stand, standoff, standstill, stay, stop, stoppage, strike, sympathy strike, tie-up, turnout, walkout, wildcat strike, work stoppage
 
Main Entry: slow down
Synonyms:
abate, allay, alleviate, arrest, assuage, attemper, backpedal, backwater, bank the fire, block, blunt, bog down, boycott, brake, bridle, chasten, check, clip the wings, confine, constrain, contain, control, cool, cool off, curb, curtail, curtail expenses, cut back, cut corners, cut down, damp, dampen, de-emphasize, deaden, deadlock, decelerate, decrease, delay, detain, diminish, dompt, downplay, drag, draw rein, dull, ease, ease off, ease up, enjoin, extenuate, go on strike, go out, govern, guard, halt, hang up, hinder, hold, hold at bay, hold back, hold fast, hold in, hold in check, hold in leash, hold out, hold up, impede, inhibit, keep, keep back, keep from, keep in, keep in check, keep under control, keep within bounds, lag, lay, lay under restraint, lenify, lessen, let down, let up, let up on, lighten, lock out, lose ground, lose momentum, lose speed, make late, mire, mitigate, moderate, modulate, obstruct, obtund, palliate, pare down expenses, picket, play down, prohibit, pull, pull in, qualify, reduce, reduce the temperature, reef, rein, rein in, relax, restrain, retard, retrench, revolt, roll back, set back, shut it down, sit down, slack, slack off, slack up, slacken, slow, slow up, smother, snub, sober, sober down, soften, stall, stay, stifle, stop, straiten, strike, stymie, subdue, suppress, take a reef, take in sail, tame, temper, throttle down, tone down, tune down, unbend, underplay, unlax, unwind, walk out, weaken, withhold
 
Main Entry: slowing down
Synonyms:
arrest, arrestation, check, constraint, control, cooling, cooling down, cooling off, curb, curtailment, deceleration, delay, detention, drag, ease-off, ease-up, flagging, hindrance, holdup, inhibition, injunction, interdict, lag, legal restraint, letdown, letup, minus acceleration, monopoly, obstruction, prohibition, protection, protectionism, protective tariff, rationing, rein, restraint, restraint of trade, retardation, retardment, retrenchment, self-control, setback, slack-up, slackening, slowdown, slowing, slowup, tariff wall, thought control
 
Main Entry: stand down
Synonyms:
Pax Dei, Pax Romana, Peace of God, abandon, abdicate, abeyance, armistice, back out, be pensioned, be superannuated, beg off, break, breathing spell, buffer zone, caesura, cease-fire, cooling-off period, cry off, day off, demilitarized zone, demit, depart from, discard, drop, drop out, evacuate, forsake, give up, go back on, hesitation, holiday, hollow truce, interim, interlude, intermezzo, intermission, intermittence, interruption, interval, jettison, jilt, lapse, layoff, leave, leave behind, leave flat, letup, lull, maroon, modus vivendi, neutral territory, pacification, pause, pax in bello, peace, pension off, pull out, quit, quit cold, recess, relinquish, remission, renege, renounce the throne, resign, respite, rest, retire, retire from office, say goodbye to, stand aside, stay, step aside, superannuate, suspension, suspension of hostilities, take leave of, temporary arrangement, throw over, treaty of peace, truce, vacate, vacation, withdraw, withdraw from
 
Main Entry: stare down
Synonyms:
affront, beard, bid defiance, brave, brazen out, call out, challenge, confront, crane, crane the neck, dare, defy, double-dare, eye, face, face down, face out, front, gape, gaup, gawk, gaze, gaze open-mouthed, glare, gloat, goggle, look, master, ogle, outbrave, outbrazen, outdare, outface, outlook, outstare, overcome, overwhelm, quell, scream defiance, show fight, stand on tiptoe, stare, stare at, stare hard, subdue, suppress
 
Main Entry: swoop down upon
Synonyms:
ambush, assail, assault, attack, blitz, bushwhack, catch at, come at, come down on, crack down on, descend on, descend upon, fall on, fall upon, fasten upon, gang up on, go at, go for, harry, have at, hit, hit like lightning, jump, jump at, land on, lay at, lay hands on, lay into, light into, mug, pitch into, pounce upon, pound, sail into, scramble for, seize on, set on, set upon, snap at, snatch at, spring upon, strike, surprise, swoop down on, take the offensive, wade into
 
Main Entry: take down
Synonyms:
abase, abash, admonish, bear down, beat down, blow down, blow over, book, bowl down, bowl over, break down, bring down, bring low, bring to book, bulldog, bulldoze, burn down, calendar, call to account, carve, cast down, catalog, chalk, chalk up, chastise, check in, chide, chop down, chronicle, consume, correct, couch, crush, cut, cut down, dash down, debase, deck, degrade, demean, demolish, depress, detrude, devour, diminish, disassemble, dismantle, dismember, dismount, dispatch, dispose of, docket, down, downbear, drop, dump, dump on, eat up, engrave, enroll, enscroll, enter, fell, fetch down, file, fill out, flatten, floor, get away with, get down, grave, ground, haul down, have words with, hew down, impanel, incise, indent, index, ingest, inscribe, insert, jot down, knock down, knock over, lay level, lay low, lay out, lecture, let down, level, list, log, lower, make a memorandum, make a note, make an entry, make out, mark down, matriculate, minute, mow down, note, note down, objurgate, place upon record, poll, post, post up, precipitate, press down, prostrate, pull down, push down, put away, put down, put in writing, put on paper, put on tape, rase, rate, raze, rebuke, record, reduce, reduce to writing, register, reprehend, reprimand, reprove, scold, send headlong, set down, set straight, sink, smash, spank, spread-eagle, steamroller, straighten out, supinate, surround, swallow, tabulate, take apart, take in, take to task, tape-record, tape, tear down, throw, throw down, thrust down, topple, trip, trip up, tuck in, tumble, upbraid, videotape, whack down, write, write down, write in, write out, write up
 
Main Entry: talk down
Synonyms:
alight, come down, come in, crash-land, descend, ditch, downwind, filibuster, land, level off, light, outlast, outspeak, outtalk, overshoot, pancake, settle down, touch down, upwind
 
Main Entry: throw down
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Main Entry: thumbs-down
Synonyms:
abnegation, ban, blackball, blackballing, complaint, contradiction, declension, declination, declinature, declining, denial, deprivation, dim view, disagreement, disallowance, disappointment, disapprobation, disapproval, disclaimer, disclamation, discontent, discontentedness, discontentment, disenchantment, disesteem, disfavor, disgruntlement, disillusion, disillusionment, disobedience, displeasure, disrespect, dissatisfaction, dissent, distaste, exclusion, holding back, indignation, low estimation, low opinion, nay, negation, negative, negative answer, nix, no, nonacceptance, noncompliance, nonconsent, nonobservance, objection, opposition, opposure, ostracism, protest, recantation, refusal, rejection, repudiation, retention, turndown, unhappiness, unwillingness, withholding
 
Main Entry: tone down
Synonyms:
abate, achromatize, allay, alleviate, assuage, atone, attemper, attune, baffle, bank the fire, blanch, bleach, blunt, chasten, chord, constrain, control, cushion, damp, dampen, de-emphasize, deaden, deafen, decolor, decolorize, dim, diminish, discolor, downplay, drain, drain of color, dull, ease, etiolate, extenuate, fade, fluff, fume, gentle, keep within bounds, knead, laxate, lay, lenify, lessen, lighten, limber, limber up, loosen, mash, massage, mat, mellow, milden, mitigate, moderate, modulate, mollify, muffle, mute, obtund, pale, palliate, peroxide, play down, plump, pulp, put in tune, reduce, reduce the temperature, relax, restrain, shake up, slacken, slow down, smash, smother, sober, sober down, soft-pedal, soften, soften up, squash, stifle, stop, string, subdue, supple, suppress, tame, tarnish, temper, tenderize, tone up, tune, tune down, tune up, underplay, voice, wash out, weaken, whiten
 
Main Entry: track down
Synonyms:
determine, discover, find, find out, follow, follow a clue, follow up, get, hit, hunt down, invent, locate, nose, nose out, rediscover, run down, run to earth, shadow, smell out, sniff out, stalk, strike, tail, trace, trace down, track, trail
 
Main Entry: turn down
Synonyms:
be unmoved, be unwilling, beg off, convert, decline, decline to accept, disagree, disallow, disapprove, disclaim, dismiss, dissent, evert, hold out against, introvert, intussuscept, invaginate, inverse, invert, negate, negative, not buy, not consent, not hear of, not think of, pronate, refuse, refuse consent, reject, reprobate, repudiate, resist entreaty, resist persuasion, resupinate, reverse, revolve, rotate, say nay, say no, spurn, stand aloof, supinate, transpose, turn about, turn around, turn in, turn inside out, turn out, turn over, turn the scale, turn the tables, turn upside down, vote nay, vote negatively
 
Main Entry: turn upside down
Synonyms:
accommodate, adapt, adjust, alter, ameliorate, better, break up, capsize, careen, change, comb, convert, culbuter, deform, denature, diversify, evert, fit, improve, introvert, intussuscept, invaginate, inverse, invert, keel over, look all over, look everywhere, meliorate, mitigate, modify, modulate, mutate, overset, overthrow, overturn, pronate, qualify, rake, ransack, re-create, realign, rebuild, reconstruct, redesign, refit, reform, remake, renew, reshape, restructure, resupinate, revamp, reverse, revive, revolve, rifle, ring the changes, rotate, rummage, scour, search high heaven, shake, shake down, shift the scene, shuffle the cards, subvert, supinate, tip over, topple over, topsy-turvify, topsy-turvy, toss, transpose, turn a somersault, turn about, turn around, turn down, turn in, turn inside out, turn out, turn over, turn the scale, turn the tables, turn the tide, turn topsy-turvy, turn turtle, upset, upturn, vary, work a change, worsen
 
Main Entry: up and down
Synonyms:
alternately, aplomb, at right angles, back and forth, backward and forward, backwards and forwards, by turns, completely, every other, exhaustively, hitch and hike, in and out, in rotation, in turns, inside out, make and break, off and on, perpendicularly, plumb, reciprocally, ride and tie, round and round, seesaw, sheer, sheerly, shuttlewise, square, to and fro, turn about
 
Main Entry: up-and-down
Synonyms:
alternate, back-and-forth, orthodiagonal, orthogonal, perpendicular, plumb, plunging, precipitous, reciprocal, reciprocative, right-angle, right-angled, right-angular, seesaw, sheer, sine wave, steep, straight-up-and-down, straight-up, to-and-fro
 
Main Entry: upside down
Synonyms:
a rebours, against the grain, anarchic, arsy-varsy, ass-backwards, ass over elbows, back-to-front, backwards, balled up, bollixed up, bottom side up, bottom up, by contraries, capsized, chaotic, chiastic, confused, contra, contrarily, contrariously, contrariwise, conversely, everted, fouled up, galley-west, haywire, head over heels, heels over head, helter-skelter, higgledy-piggledy, hugger-mugger, hyperbatic, in a mess, in flat opposition, inside out, introverted, invaginated, inversed, inversely, inverted, jumbled, just the opposite, mixed-up, mixed up, mucked up, muddled, nay rather, on the contrary, oppositely, otherwise, outside in, over, palindromic, per contra, quite the contrary, rather, resupinate, retroverted, reversed, scattered, screwed up, skimble-skamble, snafu, to the contrary, topsy-turvy, tout au contraire, transposed, turned around, vice versa, wrong side out
 
Main Entry: wash down
Synonyms:
bib, booze, drain the cup, drink, drink in, drink off, drink to, drink up, guzzle, imbibe, pledge, pull, quaff, sip, suck, suck in, suckle, sup, swig, swill, tipple, toast, toss down, toss off
 
Main Entry: watered-down
Synonyms:
abated, ablated, adulterated, airy, attenuate, attenuated, bated, belittled, boyish, consumed, contracted, curtailed, cut, dead, decreased, deflated, delicate, diaphanous, dilute, diluted, diminished, dissipated, dropped, eroded, ethereal, fade, fallen, fine-drawn, fine, finespun, flat, flavorless, flimsy, frail, gaseous, gauzy, girlish, gossamer, gracile, gruelly, inane, indifferent, insipid, insubstantial, jejune, lacy, less, lesser, light, lower, lowered, mild, milk-and-water, miniaturized, misty, papery, pappy, pulpy, rare, rarefied, reduced, retrenched, sapless, savorless, scaled-down, shorn, shorter, shrunk, shrunken, slender, slenderish, slight-made, slight, slim, slimmish, slinky, small, smaller, spiceless, stale, subtile, subtle, svelte, sylphlike, tasteless, tenuous, thin-bodied, thin-set, thin-spun, thin, thinned-out, thinned, thinnish, threadlike, uncompact, uncompressed, unflavored, unsavory, unsubstantial, vague, vapid, vaporous, washy, wasp-waisted, watered, waterish, watery, weak, weakened, willowy, windy, wiredrawn, wishy-washy, wispy, worn
 
Main Entry: wear down
Synonyms:
ablate, abrade, affect, argue into, beat, bend, bias, bring over, bring round, bring to reason, burn out, captivate, charm, color, con, convince, debilitate, dispose, do in, do up, drain, draw over, enervate, erode, exhaust, fag, fag out, fatigue, flag, fray, frazzle, fret, gain, gain over, harass, hook, hook in, incline, induce, influence, jade, knock out, knock up, lead, move, outtalk, overfatigue, overstrain, overtire, overweary, persuade, poop, poop out, predispose, prevail on, prevail upon, prevail with, prompt, prostrate, rub off, sell, sell one on, soften up, sway, talk into, talk over, tatter, tinge, tire, tire out, tire to death, tone, tucker, use up, wangle, wangle into, weaken, wear, wear away, wear off, wear on, wear out, wear ragged, weary, weather, weigh with, wilt, win, win over, wind, work
 
Main Entry: weigh down
Synonyms:
ballast, bear hard upon, burden, cramp, cripple, cumber, embarrass, encumber, enmesh, ensnarl, entangle, entoil, entrammel, entrap, entwine, fetter, go hard with, go ill with, hamper, hamstring, handicap, hobble, impede, involve, lame, lead, lie on, lime, load, lumber, net, oppress, overburden, overload, press, press down, sadden, saddle with, sandbag, shackle, snarl, tangle, toil, trammel, try one, weigh heavy on, weigh on, weigh upon, weight, weight down
 
Main Entry: weighted down
Synonyms:
burdened, charged, cumbered, encumbered, fraught, freighted, hampered, heavy, heavyhearted, laden, laden with sorrow, loaded, long-faced, oppressed, overburdened, overcharged, overfraught, overfreighted, overladen, overloaded, overtaxed, overweighted, sad-eyed, sad-faced, sad, sad of heart, saddened, saddled, sadhearted, taxed, weighed upon, weighted
 
Main Entry: whack down
Synonyms:
blow down, blow over, bowl down, bowl over, bring down, bulldog, cast down, chop down, cut down, dash down, deck, down, drop, fell, fetch down, floor, ground, hew down, knock down, lay level, lay low, lay out, level, mow down, precipitate, prostrate, pull down, rase, raze, send headlong, spread-eagle, supinate, take down, throw, throw down, topple, trip, tumble
 
Main Entry: written down
Synonyms:
booked, documented, down, enrolled, entered, filed, indexed, inscribed, legal, logged, minuted, of record, official, on file, on record, on the books, posted, recorded, registered
 
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