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  1. water downverb

    make less strong or intense

    "water down the mixture"

  2. water downverb

    thin by adding water to

    "They watered down the moonshine"


  1. water downverb

    To dilute; to add water

  2. water downverb

    To make weaker.

  3. water downverb

    To simplify or oversimplify; to make easier; to make less difficult.

  4. water downverb

    To make less restrictive; to make more lenient.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of water down in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

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

Examples of water down in a Sentence

  1. New Zealand:

    I knew I was ready for the heat but I wasn't ready for the humidity so I just had to keep on going and keep cool, keep that body temperature cool with a bit of ice and water down the back, it was kind of a survival of nutrition out there, instead of how fast you can go because at the end of the day it was so hot that it wasn't going to be a fast race.

  2. Barack Obama:

    If they try to water down consumer protections that we put in place in the aftermath of the financial crisis, I will say no, and I'm confident that I'll be able to uphold vetoes of those types of provisions.

  3. Jamaal Muwwakkil:

    It takes away the weight of the reality of chattel slavery, you can, through hyperbole, water down The Houston Association of Realtors of [ that word ] to slavery.

  4. Mike Chinoy:

    A key barometer of how angry the Chinese are will be how much and in what way they try to water down any U.N. resolution.

  5. Tomiichi Murayama:

    If you listen to what Mr. Abe has said so far...it appears he wants to water down the facts of the past somewhat, depending on the content, this could reap the mistrust of Asia and the world.

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    a small restaurant serving beer and wine as well as food; usually cheap
    • A. evangelist
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    • C. brasserie
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