down adv

late OE dĂșne.

  1. In a lower place.
  2. On paper; in letters; with an inscription.
  3. Into weakness; having injury; being defeated; in a low condition.
  4. Across; spanning through; in a linear movement along.
  5. Strapped; confined.
  6. Disappeared; vanished.
  7. Below; underneath.
  8. Descending from; dropping from; moving a higher place to a lower place on.
  9. Off; shut; closed.
  10. Below the horizon.
  11. Fallen; flattened; demolished; from raised to level position.
  12. In the grave.

down n

ON dĂșn.

  1. Soft feathers; fine covering of baby ducks, geese, and other fowls; [fig.] gentle clouds; delicate mists.
  2. Pillow; cushion; comforter; bed; resting place; [word play on down, adv.] snowbank; low place on the ground.

down prep

see down, adv.

  1. Lower part; inferior portion.
  2. Descending; lower; (see Leviticus 19:16).
  3. Opposite direction.
  4. Across; spanning through or across more linear movement.