HyperDic: come_down

English > 5 senses of the expression come down:
VERBmotioncome down, descend, fall, go downmove downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way
changecome down, reduce, boil downbe the essential element
weathercome down, precipitate, fallfall from clouds
bodycome down, sickenget sick
communicationcome downcriticize or reprimand harshly
English > come down: 5 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningMove downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
ModelThe airplane is sure to come down
Synonymsdescend, fall, go 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
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 > come down: 5 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningBe the essential element.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP
Synonymsreduce, boil down
Broaderbecome, turnUndergo a change or development
English > come down: 5 senses > verb 3, weather
Meaningfall from clouds.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something
Synonymsprecipitate, fall
Entailscondense, distill, distilUndergo condensation
Narrowerhailprecipitate as small ice particles
rain, rain downprecipitate as rain
sleetprecipitate as a mixture of rain and snow
snowfall as snow
spatcome down like raindrops
Similar tofalldescend in free fall under the influence of gravity
Spanishbajar, caer, precipitar
English > come down: 5 senses > verb 4, body
MeaningGet sick.
PatternSomebody ----s
NarrowercankerBecome infected with a canker
contract, take, getBe stricken by an illness, fall victim to an illness
wanBecome pale and sickly
Broaderworsen, declineGrow worse
Catalanemmalaltir-se, emmalaltir, tenir nàusees
English > come down: 5 senses > verb 5, communication
Meaningcriticize or reprimand harshly.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Broaderknock, criticize, criticise, pick apartfind fault with

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