beat down

Primary Meanings of beat down

1.
v
shine hard
2.
v
persuade the seller to accept a lower price
3.
v
dislodge from a position
Full Definitions of beat down
1

v shine hard

“The sun beat down on the hikers”
Type of:
beam, shine
emit light; be bright, as of the sun or a light
2

v persuade the seller to accept a lower price

Synonyms:
bargain down
Type of:
chaffer, haggle, higgle, huckster
wrangle (over a price, terms of an agreement, etc.)
3

v dislodge from a position

Type of:
dislodge, reposition, shift
change place or direction

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