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Meaning of COME DOWN

Pronunciation:  kum dawn

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  1. [v]  get sick; "She fell sick last Friday, and now she is in the hospital"
  2. [v]  be the essential element; "The proposal boils down to a compromise"
  3. [v]  criticize or reprimand harshly; "The critics came down hard on the new play"
  4. [v]  move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way; "The temperature is going down"; "The barometer is falling"; "The curtain fell on the diva"; "Her hand went up and then fell again"
  5. [v]  fall from clouds; "rain, snow and sleet were falling"; "Vesuvius precipitated its fiery, destructive rage on Herculaneum"
 Synonyms: boil down, descend, fall, fall, go down, precipitate, reduce, sicken
 Antonyms: arise, ascend, come up, go up, lift, move up, rise, uprise
 See Also: abseil, alight, avalanche, become, break, canker, cascade, cascade down, cave in, climb down, collapse, condense, contract, crash, criticise, criticize, decline, dismount, distil, distill, dive, drip, drop, fall in, flop, founder, get, get down, get off, give, give way, go, go under, hail, light, locomote, move, pick apart, pitch, plop, plunge, plunk, pounce, precipitate, prolapse, rain, rain down, rappel, roll down, rope down, set, settle, sink, sleet, snow, spat, subside, swoop, take, topple, travel, tumble, turn, unhorse, wan, worsen



Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: alight, be found, be met with, be realized, befall, betide, cascade, cataract, collapse, come, come about, come in, come off, come to pass, come true, crash, crash-land, decline, degenerate, descend, deteriorate, dip down, ditch, down, downwind, drop, drop down, drop off, eventuate, fall, fall down, fall off, go down, go downhill, go off, go to pot, gravitate, hap, happen, have a comedown, hit rock bottom, land, level off, light, lose altitude, occur, overshoot, pancake, parachute, pass, pass off, pitch, plummet, plunge, pounce, pour down, precipitate, rain, reach the depths, settle down, sink, slip, stoop, swoop, take place, talk down, touch bottom, touch down, transpire, trend downward, upwind