ETYM See Down (adv.).
1. Being or moving lower in position or less in some value.
2. Extending or moving from a higher to a lower place; SYN. downward.
3. Not functioning.
4. (Used of computers) Temporarily not operating.
7. The fractional price paid in cash at time of purchase.
8. Understood perfectly; SYN. down pat, mastered.
Not functioning, in reference to computers, printers, communications lines on networks, and other such hardware.
ETYM For older adown, AS. adôn, adône, prop., from or off the hill. Related to Down, Adown, Adown.
1. Spatially or metaphorically from a higher to a lower level or position; SYN. downwards, downward, downwardly.
2. Away from a more central or a more northerly place.
3. From an earlier time.
4. In an inactive or inoperative state.
5. Paid in cash at time of purchase.
6. To a lower intensity.
ETYM Akin to LG. dune, dun, Icel. dűnn, Swed. dun, Dan. duun, German daune, cf. Dutch dons; perh. akin to Eng. dust.
1. Soft fine feathers.
2. A complete play to advance the football.
3. (Usually plural) A rolling treeless highland with little soil.
1. District SE Northern Ireland, established 1974 area 250 square miles (650 square kilometers),
2. Traditional county SE Northern Ireland
County of SE Northern Ireland
area 2,470 sq km/953 sq mi
towns and cities Downpatrick (county town)
features Mourne Mountains; Strangford sea lough
Down along, around, through, toward, in, into, or on
1. To bring down or defeat, in sports.
2. To cause to come or go down; SYN. knock down, cut down, push down, pull down.
3. To shoot at and force to come down; of aircraft; SYN. shoot down, land.