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go under

Definitions of go under
  1. verb
    go under, "The raft sank and its occupants drowned"
    synonyms: go down, settle, sink
    sink
    cause to sink
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    Antonyms:
    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
    type of:
    come down, descend, fall, go down
    move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way
  2. verb
    disappear beyond the horizon
    synonyms: go down, set
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    Antonyms:
    ascend, come up, rise, uprise
    come up, of celestial bodies
    type of:
    come down, descend, fall, go down
    move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way
  3. verb
    be called; go by a certain name
    synonyms: go by
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