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"


  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.


  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. Ben Stern:

    Shut up! Sit Down!

  2. Donald Trump:

    Jeb is down the toilet.

  3. Donald Trump:

    He’ll get bogged down.

  4. Amber Jordan:

    The jobs go up and down.

  5. Eric Johnson:

    It won't slow China down.

Images & Illustrations of go down

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Translations for go down

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • انزلArabic
  • 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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