go down

Definitions of go down
  1. verb
    move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way
    “The temperature is going down
    synonyms: come down, descend, fall
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    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 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 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
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    go, locomote, move, travel
    change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically
  2. verb
    disappear beyond the horizon
    synonyms: go under, set
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    ascend, come up, rise, uprise
    come up, of celestial bodies
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    come down, descend, fall
    move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way
  3. verb
    go under, "The raft sank and its occupants drowned"
    synonyms: go under, settle, sink
    sink
    cause to sink
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    float, swim
    be afloat either on or below a liquid surface and not sink to the bottom
    float
    move lightly, as if suspended
    float
    set afloat
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    settle, subside
    sink down or precipitate
    founder
    sink below the surface
    submerge, submerse
    sink below the surface; go under or as if under water
    dive
    plunge into water
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    come down, descend, fall
    move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way
  4. verb
    be defeated
    “If America goes down, the free world will go down, too”
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    lose
    fail to win
  5. verb
    grow smaller
    synonyms: decline, wane
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    dip
    go down momentarily
    wear on
    pass slowly (of time)
    drop
    go down in value
    fall off, sink, slump
    fall heavily or suddenly; decline markedly
    tumble
    fall suddenly and sharply
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    decrease, diminish, fall, lessen
    decrease in size, extent, or range
  6. verb
    be recorded or remembered
    “She will go down as the first feminist”
  7. verb
    stop operating
    “The system goes down at least once a week”
    synonyms: crash
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    break, break down, conk out, die, fail, give out, give way, go, go bad
    stop operating or functioning
  8. verb
    be ingested
    “This wine sure goes down well”
    “The food wouldn't go down
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