- 1[uncountable] the very fine, soft feathers of a bird duck/goose down
- 2[uncountable] fine, soft hair see also downy
- 3[countable] (in football) one of a series of four chances to carry the ball forward ten yards that a team is allowed. These series continue until the team loses the ball or fails to go forward ten yards in four downs. Idioms
the mixture of good and bad things in life or in a particular situation or relationship Every business has its ups and downs.
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