What does go down mean?

Definitions for go down

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word go down.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. descend, fall, go down, come down(verb)

    move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way

    "The temperature is going down"; "The barometer is falling"; "The curtain fell on the diva"; "Her hand went up and then fell again"

  2. sink, settle, go down, go under(verb)

    go under, "The raft sank and its occupants drowned"

  3. decline, go down, wane(verb)

    grow smaller

    "Interest in the project waned"

  4. go down(verb)

    be recorded or remembered

    "She will go down as the first feminist"

  5. go down(verb)

    be ingested

    "This wine sure goes down well"; "The food wouldn't go down"

  6. go down(verb)

    be defeated

    "If America goes down, the free world will go down, too"

  7. set, go down, go under(verb)

    disappear beyond the horizon

    "the sun sets early these days"

  8. crash, go down(verb)

    stop operating

    "My computer crashed last night"; "The system goes down at least once a week"

Wiktionary

  1. go down(Verb)

    To descend; to move from a higher place to a lower one.

  2. go down(Verb)

    To decrease; to change from a greater value to a lesser one.

  3. go down(Verb)

    To fall (down), fall to the floor.

  4. go down(Verb)

    To stop functioning, to go offline.

  5. go down(Verb)

    To be received or accepted.

  6. go down(Verb)

    To be recorded or remembered (as).

  7. go down(Verb)

    To perform oral sex.

  8. go down(Verb)

    To take place, happen.

  9. go down(Verb)

    To disappear below the horizon of a plane; to set.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of go down in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of go down in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Lewis Carroll:

    Down, down, down. Would the fall never come to an end?

  2. Vikrant Parsai:

    If you can get up when you are down, you don't notice that everyone around you was down, for it is only when you are down you notice others are up.

  3. Beryl Pfizer:

    I write down everything I want to remember. That way, instead of spending a lot of time trying to remember what it is I wrote down, I spend the time looking for the paper I wrote it down on.

  4. Marian Anderson:

    No matter how big a nation is, it is no stronger that its weakest people, and as long as you keep a person down, some part of you has to be down there to hold him down, so it means you cannot soar as you might otherwise.

  5. Avinash Vazirani:

    Oil prices come off, it means (India's) import bill comes down, their subsidies go down... If you assume a 40 percent drop in crude oil, and crude is down more than 60 pct, GDP goes up 1 pct, inflation comes down 3.2 to 4 pct.

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From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • спирам, падам, приема, спра, слизам, запомням, случвам се, намалея, приемам, сляза, спускам се, запомня, случа се, намалявам, падна, помняBulgarian
  • skeDanish
  • absteigen, hinabsteigen, abnehmenGerman
  • κατεβαίνωGreek
  • baisser, tomber en panne, descendre, tomber, diminuer, sucerFrench
  • ירדHebrew
  • 落ちるJapanese
  • degrediorLatin
  • afdalenDutch
  • descerPortuguese
  • снижаться, происходить, уменьшиться, спускаться, опуститься, уменьшаться, спуститься, опускаться, снизиться, сосатьRussian

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