1. tone down make less strong or intense; soften
  2. tentative hesitant or lacking confidence; unsettled in mind or opinion
  3. buttoned-down unimaginatively conventional
  4. stand-down (military) a temporary stop of offensive military action
  5. round down express as a round number
  6. hand down passed on, as by inheritance
  7. tread down walk on and flatten
  8. send down suspend temporarily from college or university, in England
  9. hand-down passed on from one person to another
  10. count down count backwards; before detonating a bomb, for example
  11. hunt down pursue for food or sport (as of wild animals)
  12. handed-down having been passed along from generation to generation
  13. condone excuse, overlook, or make allowances for
  14. county town the town or city that is the seat of government for a shire
  15. bowed down heavily burdened with work or cares
  16. Joan Didion United States writer (born in 1934)
  17. downtown the central area or commercial center of a town or city
  18. down town the center of a city
  19. tended to having a caretaker or other watcher
  20. Leontodon hawkbit