Definitions For Down

noun

  • (American football) a complete play to advance the football
  • Soft fine feathers
  • Fine soft dense hair (as the fine short hair of cattle or deer or the wool of sheep or the undercoat of certain dogs)
  • (usually plural) a rolling treeless highland with little soil
  • English physician who first described Down's syndrome (1828-1896)

verb

  • Improve or perfect by pruning or polishing
  • Bring down or defeat (an opponent)
  • Eat up completely, as with great appetite
  • Drink down entirely
  • Cause to come or go down
  • Shoot at and force to come down
  • From a higher to a lower place or position
  • In a low position or place
  • To or toward the ground or floor
  • To cause (something) to fall to the ground
  • To eat or drink (something) especially quickly
  • To cause (a football) to be out of play

adjective

  • Filled with melancholy and despondency
  • Not functioning (temporarily or permanently)
  • Shut
  • Lower than previously
  • Understood perfectly
  • Being put out by a strikeout
  • Extending or moving from a higher to a lower place
  • Becoming progressively lower

adjective

  • Being or moving lower in position or less in some value

adverb

  • Spatially or metaphorically from a higher to a lower level or position
  • Away from a more central or a more northerly place
  • Paid in cash at time of purchase
  • In an inactive or inoperative state
  • To a lower intensity
  • From an earlier time

Is Down a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
8
Words with Friends
9

The word Down is worth 8 points in Scrabble and 9 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Down in a Sentence

  • The land slopes down to the sea.
  • She called down to her friends in the street below.
  • They set the cake down on the table.
  • Sweat dripped down her neck.
  • The children ran down the hill.
  • She fell down the stairs.
  • The storm downed power lines throughout the city.
  • A large number of downed power lines
  • They were downing beers and watching the game on TV.
  • The window shades were down.
  • The candy is down on the bottom shelf.
  • There was a pile of dirty clothes down on the floor.

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