What does nail down mean?

Definitions for nail down

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. nail down, nail, peg(verb)

    succeed in obtaining a position

    "He nailed down a spot at Harvard"

  2. pin down, peg down, nail down, narrow down, narrow, specify(verb)

    define clearly

    "I cannot narrow down the rules for this game"

  3. finalize, finalise, settle, nail down(verb)

    make final; put the last touches on; put into final form

    "let's finalize the proposal"


  1. nail down(Verb)

    to attach with nails

  2. nail down(Verb)

    to make something (e.g. a decision or plan) firm or certain


  1. Chaldean Numerology

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

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of nail down in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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