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abut, adjoin, border, brush, butt on, caress, come together, communicate, contact, converge.
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down
Definition:
From a greater to a less bulk, or from a thinner to a thicker consistence; as, to boil down in cookery, or in making decoctions.

Synonyms:

adjective
all
down.
bad
up set.
below; physically lower
descending, falling, inferior, downgrade, sinking, subjacent, declining, depressed, Slumping, under, sliding, bottomward, nether, downward, slipping, downhill, sagging, Earthward, groundward, cascading, to the bottom, underneath, precipitating, Gravitating, dropping.
complete
done with, fini, all over, all-embracing, that's it, finished off, all over but the shouting, entire, home free, terminated.
crestfallen
cast down, ass in a sling, taken down, down in the dumps, in a funk, singing the blues, chapfallen.
damaged
out of action, flawed, flubbed, glitched, beat-up, mucked up, in poor condition, no go, snafued, in smithereens, totaled.
dejected
atrabilious, mopey, Mopish, sad, shot down, bummed out, in the pits, all torn up, broody.
depressed
melancholic, on a downer, despondent, in the toilet, cast-down, tristful, unhappy, low, spiritless, low-down, low-spirited, heavy-hearted, dysphoric, in the dumps, down and out, in pain, lowdown, in a blue funk, torn up.
descendent
nodding.
descending
descendent.
desolate
funereal, acheronian.
despicable
low-life, infamous, no good, lowlife.
disappointed
crestfallen, unsatisfied, worsted.
doleful
painful, doleful, Dolent, Dirgeful.
downcast
down-in-the-mouth.
earthy
down home, hardboiled, robust, unidealistic, folksy, home folk, lowbred.
grief-stricken
anguished, griefstricken.
heartsick
heartsick.
inactive
somnolent, indolent, on hold, mothballed, low key, draggy, in holding pattern, do nothing, out of service.
inert
sluggard, inert, unreactive.
low
lower.
mean
hardnosed, toucher, liverish, the lowest, low-down dirty, low-down and dirty.
saturnine
in low spirits.
sickly
peaky, invalid, bilious, laid-low, out of shape, sickish.
slow
behindhand, unpunctual, impeded, slowest, gradual, time-consuming, long delayed, long-delayed.
sorry
bad.
sullen
glum.
unhappy
bad, slack, dejected, downhearted, off, chapfallen, sad, disheartened, crestfallen, downcast, low, sluggish, miserable, blue, cast down, dispirited.
unhealthy
in a decline, in decline, in ill health.
woebegone
woebegone.
adverb
all
downward, down, downwards, downwardly.
seriously
simmer down, sternly, fervently, sedately, solemnly.
adverb
out of commission
in repair, not in service.
seriously
purposefully, gravely, with a straight face, in all conscience, for real, with sobriety, in all seriousness, with forethought, all joking aside, cool it, straighten out, in earnest, determinedly, actively, with straight face, thoughtfully, cut the comedy.
under
covered by, held down, on the nether side, on the bottom, to the bottom, pressed down, the bottom, on the underside, concealed by.
noun
act
down.
animal
down, down feather.
descent
Downcome.
deterioration
descent.
down
wool, to the ground, Floccus, to the bottom, pile, bloom, soft feathers, to a lower level/position, floss, flue, shag, fine hair, Pappous, fluff, down the road, nap, pappus pappose, to the floor, fuzz, quilts made of down.
fuzz
flosses, lanugo, floss, dust bunnies, dust ball, dust bunny.
hair
thatch, cilium, Villi, eyebrows, ruff, frizzies, ruffs, moustaches, Cilia, split end, sideburn, Manes, Vibrissae, sideburns, cowlick, thatches, vibrissa, split ends, villus, eyelashes, moustache, mane, eyebrow, eyelash.
in low spirits
unhappy, dejected, wistful, melancholy, desolate, spiritless, dull, tristful, heavy-hearted, melancholic, happy, dysphoric.
object
down.
payment
remittance, Remittances, defrayment, payment, pay-offs, out lay, retaliation, amortization, pay-off, defrayal.
person
down, John l. h. down.
preposition
lower
below.
verb
competition
down.
descending
descendent.
Examples of usage:
  1. Sit down and let us talk things over. – K by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  2. But they won't go down, said Paul; they can't. – The Day of Judgment by Joseph Hocking
  3. I'm sure I don't want them to come down on us! – The Awkward Age by Henry James
  4. I thought I had him down at Wendover. – The Everlasting Arms by Joseph Hocking
  5. And if there's anything we can any of us do to help, 'phone down at once. – The Moon out of Reach by Margaret Pedler

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