1. tone down make less strong or intense; soften
  2. downtown the central area or commercial center of a town or city
  3. down town the center of a city
  4. condone excuse, overlook, or make allowances for
  5. touchdown a score in American football
  6. take down move something or somebody to a lower position
  7. takedown being brought to the mat from a standing position
  8. top-down of an approach to a problem that begins at the highest conceptual level and works down to the details
  9. tontine an annuity scheme wherein participants share certain benefits and on the death of any participant his benefits are redistributed among the remaining participants; can run for a fixed period of time or until the death of all but one participant
  10. tie down secure with or as if with ropes
  11. turn down take a downward direction
  12. twenty-one the cardinal number that is the sum of twenty and one
  13. standdown (military) a temporary stop of offensive military action
  14. Danton French revolutionary leader who stormed the Paris bastille and who supported the execution of Louis XVI but was guillotined by Robespierre for his opposition to the Reign of Terror (1759-1794)
  15. turndown the act of refusing an offer
  16. touch down come or bring (a plane) to a landing
  17. batten down furnish with battens
  18. button-down of a shirt
  19. countdown marking the time until an event by counting in reverse order
  20. tear down tear down so as to make flat with the ground