HyperDic: go_down

English > 8 senses of the expression go down:
VERBmotiongo down, descend, fall, come downmove downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way
motiongo down, sink, settle, go undergo under, "The raft sank and its occupants drowned"
changego down, decline, wanegrow smaller
stativego downbe recorded or remembered
consumptiongo downbe ingested
competitiongo downbe defeated
motiongo down, set, go underdisappear beyond the horizon
changego down, crashstop operating
English > go down: 8 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningMove downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
ModelThe airplane is sure to go down
Synonymsdescend, fall, come down
Caused byfell, drop, strike down, cut downCause to fall by or as if by delivering a blow
lower, take down, let down, get down, bring downMove something or somebody to a lower position
Entailed bychute, parachute, jumpJump from an airplane and descend with a parachute
Narroweralight, climb downCome down
avalanche, roll downGather into a huge mass and roll down a mountain, of snow
cascade, cascade downrush down in big quantities, like a cascade
crashfall or come down violently
decline, slump, correctgo down in value
dive, plunge, plunkDrop steeply
dripfall in drops
dropTo fall vertically
flopfall suddenly and abruptly
pitchfall or plunge / plunge forward
plopDrop with the sound of something falling into water
pounce, swoopMove down on as if in an attack
precipitatefall vertically, sharply, or headlong
prolapseSlip or fall out of place, as of body parts
rappel, abseil, rope downlower oneself with a rope coiled around the body from a mountainside
set, go down, go underdisappear beyond the horizon
sink, settle, go down, go undergo under, "The raft sank and its occupants drowned"
sink, subsidedescend into or as if into some soft substance or place
tumble, topplefall down, as if collapsing
unhorse, dismount, light, get off, get downAlight from (a horse)
Broadertravel, go, move, locomotechange location
See alsogochange location
Oppositeascend, go upTravel up, "We ascended the mountain"
rise, lift, arise, move up, go up, come up, upriseMove upward
Spanishbajar, caer, descender
Catalandavallar, descendir
English > go down: 8 senses > verb 2, motion
Meaninggo under, "The raft sank and its occupants drowned".
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Synonymssink, settle, go under
Caused bysinkCause to sink
Narrowerfoundersink below the surface
submerge, submersesink below the surface
subside, settlesink down or precipitate
Broaderdescend, fall, go down, come downMove downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way
See alsogochange location
Oppositefloat, swimBe afloat either on or below a liquid surface and not sink to the bottom
Similar tosinkCause to sink
Spanishestablecerse, hundirse, ir abajo, naufragar, sumergirse, sumirse
Catalanenfonsar-se, esfondrar, naufragar, submergir-se, sumir-se
English > go down: 8 senses > verb 3, change
MeaningGrow smaller.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymsdecline, wane
Narrowerdipgo down momentarily
dropgo down in value
wear onPass slowly (of time)
Broaderdecrease, diminish, lessen, falldecrease in size, extent, or range
Spanishdeclinar, disminuir, mermar
Catalandeclinar, disminuir, minvar
English > go down: 8 senses > verb 4, stative
MeaningBe recorded or remembered.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
Example"She will go down as the first feminist"
English > go down: 8 senses > verb 5, consumption
MeaningBe ingested.
PatternSomething ----s; Something ----s Adjective/Noun
Example "The food wouldn't go down"
Spanishengullir
Catalanengolir
English > go down: 8 senses > verb 6, competition
MeaningBe defeated.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Example"If America goes down, the free world will go down, too"
Broaderlosefail to win
English > go down: 8 senses > verb 7, motion
Meaningdisappear beyond the horizon.
PatternSomething ----s
ModelThe moon will soon go down
Synonymsset, go under
Categoryastronomy, uranologyThe branch of physics that studies celestial bodies and the universe as a whole
Broaderdescend, fall, go down, come downMove downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way
See alsogochange location
Oppositerise, come up, uprise, ascendcome up, of celestial bodies
Spanishponerse, poner
Catalanpondre's
English > go down: 8 senses > verb 8, change
Meaningstop operating.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymcrash
Broaderfail, go bad, give way, die, give out, conk out, go, break, break downstop operating or functioning
Spanishdejar de funcionar, estropearse

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