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Definition of down verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    down

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//daʊn//
     
    (informal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they down
     
    he / she / it downs
     
    past simple downed
     
    -ing form downing
     
     
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  1. 1down something to finish a drink or eat something quickly We downed our coffees and left.
  2. 2down somebody/something to force someone or something down to the ground to down a plane Storms downed trees and power lines.
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