Nouns (5)

John L. H. Down, Down
n. English physician who first described Down's syndrome (1828-1896)
down feather, down
n. soft fine feathers
n. a computer system failing because of an error in hardware or software

Verbs (20)

down, fine-tune, refine, polish
v. improve or perfect by pruning or polishing; "refine one's style of writing"
v. bring down or defeat (an opponent)
go through, down, consume, devour
v. eat immoderately; "Some people can down a pound of meat in the course of one meal"
drink down, down, pour down, belt down, bolt down, toss off, kill, pop
v. drink down entirely; "He downed three martinis before dinner"; "She killed a bottle of brandy that night"; "They popped a few beer after work"
shoot down, down, land
v. shoot at and force to come down; "the enemy landed several of our aircraft"

Adverbs (5)

right along, along, down
adv. in the direction of: "He hit the ball down the line"
adv. in an inactive or inoperative state; "the factory went down during the strike"; "the computer went down again"
adv. to a lower intensity; "he slowly phased down the light until the stage was completely black"

Adjectives (17)

low-spirited, down in the mouth, down, low, downhearted, downcast, dispirited, depressed, blue, grim, gloomy
adj. filled with melancholy and despondency ; "gloomy at the thought of what he had to face"; "gloomy predictions"; "a gloomy silence"; "took a grim view of the economy"; "the darkening mood"; "lonely and blue in a strange city"; "depressed by the loss of his job"; "a dispirited and resigned expression on her face"; "downcast after his defeat"; "feeling discouraged and downhearted"
adj. not functioning (temporarily or permanently); "we can't work because the computer is down"
down, depressed
adj. lower than previously; "the market is depressed"; "prices are down"
adj. being put out by a strikeout; "two down in the bottom of the ninth"
adj. becoming progressively lower; "the down trend in the real estate market"
adj. being or moving lower in position or less in some value; "lay face down"; "the moon is down"; "our team is down by a run"; "down by a pawn"; "the stock market is down today"

Fuzzynyms (87)

redact, edit
v. prepare for publication or presentation by correcting, revising, or adapting; "Edit a book on lexical semantics"; "she edited the letters of the politician so as to omit the most personal passages"
v. supervise the publication of; "The same family has been editing the influential newspaper for almost 100 years"
v. bring to a whole, with all the necessary parts or elements; "A child would complete the family"
wipe out, run through, use up, eat up, exhaust, deplete, eat, consume
v. use up (resources or materials); "this car consumes a lot of gas"; "We exhausted our savings"; "They run through 20 bottles of wine a week"
v. give dinner to; host for dinner; "I'm wining and dining my friends"
v. take solid or liquid food into the mouth a little at a time either by drinking or by eating with a spoon
v. drink greedily or as if with great thirst; "The boys guzzled the cheap vodka"
give, feed
v. give food to; "Feed the starving children in India"; "don't give the child this tough meat"
feast, feed
v. gratify; "feed one's eyes on a gorgeous view"
scarf out, pig out, gourmandize, gormandise, gormandize, overgorge, englut, ingurgitate, satiate, binge, overeat, engorge, stuff, glut, overindulge, gorge
v. overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself; "She stuffed herself at the dinner"; "The kids binged on ice cream"
v. keep from expressing; "I swallowed my anger and kept quiet"
feed upon, feed on
v. be sustained by; "He fed on the great ideas of her mentor"
fill up, fill
v. eat until one is sated; "He filled up on turkey"
v. give a shine or gloss to, usually by rubbing
v. spend completely; "I spend my pocket money in two days"
squander, blow, waste
v. spend thoughtlessly; throw away; "He wasted his inheritance on his insincere friends"; "You squandered the opportunity to get and advanced degree"
sorry, dismal, gloomy
adj. causing dejection; "a blue day"; "the dark days of the war"; "a week of rainy depressing weather"; "a disconsolate winter landscape"; "the first dismal dispiriting days of November"; "a dark gloomy day"; "grim rainy weather"
unhappy, distressed, dysphoric
adj. generalized feeling of distress
adj. experiencing or marked by or causing sadness or sorrow or discontent; "unhappy over her departure"; "unhappy with her raise"; "after the argument they lapsed into an unhappy silence"; "had an unhappy time at school"; "the unhappy (or sad) news"; "he looks so sad"
adj. less than normal in degree or intensity or amount; "low prices"; "the reservoir is low"
adj. (informal to emphasize how bad it is) beyond hope of management or reform; "she handed me a hopeless jumble of papers"; "he is a hopeless romantic"
adj. marked by or showing hopelessness; "the last forlorn attempt"; "a forlorn cause"
melancholic, melancholy
adj. characterized by or causing or expressing sadness; "growing more melancholy every hour"; "her melancholic smile"; "we acquainted him with the melancholy truth"
doleful, saddening, unhappy
adj. causing or suggestive of sorrow or gloom; "a gloomy outlook"; "gloomy news"
sepulchral, funereal
adj. suited to or suggestive of a grave or burial; "funereal gloom"; "hollow sepulchral tones"
violent, big, heavy, high
adj. marked by intense physical force: "a big wind"; "a violent squall"; "heavy seas"; "high winds"
demoralised, disheartened, discouraged, demoralized
adj. made less hopeful or enthusiastic; "desperate demoralized people looking for work"; "felt discouraged by the magnitude of the problem"; "the disheartened instructor tried vainly to arouse their interest"
adj. impossible to repair, rectify, or amend; "irreparable harm"; "an irreparable mistake"; "irreparable damages"
wretched, woeful, miserable, execrable, deplorable
adj. of very poor quality or condition; "deplorable housing conditions in the inner city"; "woeful treatment of the accused"; "woeful errors of judgment"
raddled, worn, haggard, drawn, careworn
adj. showing the wearing effects of overwork or care or suffering; "looking careworn as she bent over her mending"; "her face was drawn and haggard from sleeplessness"; "that raddled but still noble face"; "shocked to see the worn look of his handsome young face"- Charles Dickens
to a lower place, at a lower place, beneath, below
adv. in or to a place that is lower
below, under
adv. further down; "see under for further discussion"

Synonyms (16)

v. cause to run; "pour water over the floor"
adj. utterly cast down
chopfallen, deflated, crestfallen, chapfallen
adj. brought low in spirit; "left us fatigued and deflated spiritually"
adj. moody and melancholic
lonesome, lonely
adj. marked by dejection from being alone; "felt sad and lonely"; "the loneliest night of the week"; "lonesome when her husband is away"; "spent a lonesome hour in the bar"
degraded, devalued, debased
adj. lowered in value; "the dollar is low"; "a debased currency"
adj. not intense; "low-level radiation"
rock-bottom, reduced
adj. well below normal (especially in price)
adj. unsatisfactory; "a poor light for reading"; "poor morale"; "expectations were poor"

Antonyms (14)

exasperate, exacerbate, aggravate, worsen
v. make worse; "This drug aggravates the pain"
adj. being full of or promoting cheer; having or showing good spirits; "her cheerful nature"; "a cheerful greeting"; "a cheerful room"; "as cheerful as anyone confined to a hospital bed could be"
adj. exultantly proud and joyful; in high spirits; "the elated winner"; "felt elated and excited"
adj. exaggerated feeling of well-being or elation
adj. enjoying or showing or marked by joy or pleasure; "a happy smile"; "spent many happy days on the beach"; "a happy marriage"
bucked up, encouraged
adj. inspired with confidence; "felt bucked up by his success"
adj. being or moving higher in position or greater in some value; being above a former position or level; "the anchor is up"; "the sun is up"; "he lay face up"; "he is up by a pawn"; "the market is up"; "the corn is up"
upward, upwards, up
adv. to a later time; "they moved the meeting date up"; "from childhood upward"


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