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Synonyms for down

along

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  • along
  • to the other end of
  • throughout the length of
  • from one end to the other of

throughout

downwards

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not working

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fluff

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have a down on something or someone

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  • be antagonistic or hostile to
  • be set against
  • have it in for
  • be anti
  • be prejudiced against
  • be contra
  • bear a grudge towards
  • feel ill will towards

Synonyms for down

characterized by reduced economic activity

suffering from or affected with an illness

a sudden drop to a lower condition or status

to swallow (food or drink) greedily or rapidly in large amounts

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(American football) a complete play to advance the football

English physician who first described Down's syndrome (1828-1896)

(usually plural) a rolling treeless highland with little soil

fine soft dense hair (as the fine short hair of cattle or deer or the wool of sheep or the undercoat of certain dogs)

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eat immoderately

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bring down or defeat (an opponent)

shoot at and force to come down

cause to come or go down

being or moving lower in position or less in some value

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extending or moving from a higher to a lower place

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becoming progressively lower

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being put out by a strikeout

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understood perfectly

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lower than previously

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shut

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not functioning (temporarily or permanently)

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spatially or metaphorically from a higher to a lower level or position

away from a more central or a more northerly place

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to a lower intensity

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The white monk, sin or not, has a secret vision of the Queen of Sheba, as a healing spirit for the down-trodden blacks, and though this secular dream is out of rhyme with his devotion, much of his time is spent on his vision of the Sable Venus, herself a Creole Hottentot, surrounded by chubby pink cherubs; he prays to black Saint Martin and to black Saint Maurice, in armor, patron saint of the Crusade against the Slavs, the monk prays to the black Madonna, who certainly must know something he doesn't know, prays to all the white saints too (and you can name them) and to Jesus, Mary, and Joseph.
It's easy to see in retrospect how young men who shared the struggle of the forgotten man, the down-trodden and the unemployed, could write this musical "Grapes of Wrath," "Brother, Can You Spare A Dime?
Warren Buffett has generously given his commitment and his time to Glide to help us reach the people that are not only down-trodden, but that have been marginalized by society in every way," stated Reverend Cecil Williams, CEO of Glide.
Cinderella ROYAL SPA CENTRE, LEAMINGTON SPA THIS Imagine Theatre production brings together the best elements of a Cinderella panto - a loveable and humorous Buttons, outrageous ugly sisters, a sweet down-trodden Cinders, plenty of audience participation and some great clap-along songs.
He said Shaheed Benazir Bhutto rendered great sacrifices for the restoration of democracy in the country and to serve the down-trodden people of the country.
He said the PPP gave identity to the down-trodden sections of the society and took legislative and administrative measures to empower them.
Or is the machine a front for a secret network that helps socks escape the down-trodden drudgery of being under someone's heel all their life and sends them to freedom and a better future in Sockland?
Most recently you'll have seen him as Julia Davis' down-trodden husband on Nighty Night and rocking out as Ringo Starr on Harry & Paul's Beatles pastiche, but this will be the first time you'll have seen perform live.
They tried to paint those luscious dancers as down-trodden and exploited.
We just accept any Tom, Dick and Harry from virtually any down-trodden, troubled country in the world.
Inspired by a true story, Fisher has been cast as Gemma Perkins, an Elvis fan who empties car park meters for a living and lives at home with her over-bearing mum and down-trodden dad.
At least then, though, the rich owner stumped up his own prize-money and did not expect to be subsidised by the down-trodden poor, as is the case today.
Richard Pugmire, 21, IT consultant, Gateshead: Everything looks a bit down-trodden now, more money needs to be invested there.
Having been down-trodden itself by so many over the last 30 years, the curators of Liverpool's heritage seem determined to add to our poor self-esteem
Miss Alexander, from Southport, who played down-trodden housewife Hilda Ogden, tore into the sex and scandal storylines of today's soaps.