come down

Primary Meanings of come down

1.
v
move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way
2.
v
get sick
3.
v
criticize or reprimand harshly
4.
v
be the essential element
Full Definitions of come down
1

v move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way

Synonyms:
descend, fall, go down
Antonyms:
arise, come up, go up, lift, move up, rise, uprise
move upward
ascend, go up
travel up, "We ascended the mountain"
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prolapse
slip or fall out of place, as of body parts
abseil, rappel, rope down
lower oneself with a rope coiled around the body from a mountainside
dismount, get down, get off, light, unhorse
alight from (a horse)
avalanche, roll down
gather into a huge mass and roll down a mountain, of snow
dive, plunge, plunk
drop steeply
go down, go under, set
disappear beyond the horizon
correct, decline, slump
go down in value
precipitate
fall vertically, sharply, or headlong
sink, subside
descend into or as if into some soft substance or place
crash
fall or come down violently
flop
fall suddenly and abruptly
topple, tumble
fall down, as if collapsing
drop
to fall vertically
plop
drop with the sound of something falling into water
pitch
fall or plunge forward
alight, climb down
come down
go down, go under, settle, sink
go under, "The raft sank and its occupants drowned"
pounce, swoop
move down on as if in an attack
drip
fall in drops
cascade, cascade down
rush down in big quantities, like a cascade
power-dive
make a power dive
nosedive
plunge nose first; drop with the nose or front first, of aircraft
duck
submerge or plunge suddenly
crash-dive
descend steeply and rapidly
chute, jump, parachute
jump from an airplane and descend with a parachute
keel over
turn over and fall
dump, plunge
fall abruptly
plummet, plump
drop sharply
flump, flump down
fall heavily
settle, subside
sink down or precipitate
founder
sink below the surface
submerge, submerse
sink below the surface; go under or as if under water
decline
go down
stoop
descend swiftly, as if on prey
Type of:
go, locomote, move, travel
change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically

v fall from clouds

Synonyms:
fall, precipitate
fall
descend in free fall under the influence of gravity
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rain, rain down
precipitate as rain
spat
come down like raindrops
snow
fall as snow
hail
precipitate as small ice particles
sleet
precipitate as a mixture of rain and snow
drizzle, mizzle
rain lightly
shower, shower down
rain abundantly
patter, pitter-patter, spatter, spit, sprinkle
rain gently
pelt, pour, rain buckets, rain cats and dogs, stream
rain heavily
2

v get sick

Synonyms:
sicken
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wan
become pale and sickly
contract, get, take
be stricken by an illness, fall victim to an illness
canker
become infected with a canker
catch
contract
Type of:
decline, worsen
grow worse
3

v criticize or reprimand harshly

“The critics came down hard on the new play”
Type of:
criticise, criticize, knock, pick apart
find fault with; express criticism of; point out real or perceived flaws
4

v be the essential element

Synonyms:
boil down, reduce
Type of:
become, turn
undergo a change or development

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