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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

Synonyms for down

(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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A spokesman for RWE npower, owners of the power station in the Vale of Glamorgan, said: "Around 300 contract workers, who work on either construction or maintenance projects at Aberthaw, downed tools on Friday in support of workers at the Lindsey Oil Refinery.
WORKERS in Pegswood downed tools on orders of the boss.
CONSTRUCTION workers downed tools for another milestone development at Walsall Manor Hospital.
AROUND 150 workers downed tools at Aberthaw Power Station in support of the protest against foreign workers which started in Lincolnshire.
Workers in Washington, Brussels, and Kabul also downed tools at 2.
0 when he finally seemed to crack on landing over the second last, but Willie John Daly kindly downed tools and waited for his pal.
Rivergreen employees downed tools last Saturday to make a splash for charity.
EMPLOYEES from the Acordis factory in Little Heath, Coventry, downed tools yesterday - and picked up spades instead.
NEIL LENNON may have allowed some of his stars to go on holiday but Derek Adams insists it does not mean the Celtic stars have downed tools.
Up to 200 staff downed tools and launched the unofficial industrial action at the Sandhills depot, in Kirkdale, and Brunswick depot, city centre, at around 8am today.
I thought Mathieu didn't work hard enough if I am honest - he worked for 20 minutes and then downed tools which is not acceptable," said Davey.
CONSTRUCTION workers downed tools today as Walsall Manor prepared for another milestone in the development of its new hospital.
Workers downed tools in a wildcat strike at a Tyne shipyard.
What would happen if you downed tools at the end of a 37.