- 1 to break and fall to the ground The ceiling came down with a terrific crash.
- 2 (of rain, snow, etc.) to fall The rain came down in torrents.
- 3 (of an aircraft) to land or fall from the sky We were forced to come down in a field.
- 4 if a price, a temperature, a rate, etc. comes down, it gets lower The price of gas is coming down. Gas is coming down in price.
- 5 to decide and say publicly that you support or oppose somebody The committee came down in support of his application.
- 6 to reach as far down as a particular point Her hair comes down to her waist.
(British English, formal) to leave a university, especially Oxford or Cambridge, at the end of a term or after finishing your studies opposite come up (to…)
to come from one place to another, usually from the north of a country to the south, or from a larger place to a smaller one