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Overview of noun downer

The noun downer has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. sedative, sedative drug, depressant, downer

(a drug that reduces excitability and calms a person)

Overview of adj down

The adj down has 9 senses? (first 5 from tagged texts)
1. (9) down

(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")

2. (0) down, downward

(extending or moving from a higher to a lower place; "the down staircase"; "the downward course of the stream")

3. (1) down

(becoming progressively lower; "the down trend in the real estate market")

4. (0) down

(being put out by a strikeout; "two down in the bottom of the ninth")

5. (1) down, down pat, mastered

(understood perfectly; "had his algebra problems down")

6. depressed, down

(lower than previously; "the market is depressed"; "prices are down")

7. down

(shut; "the shades were down")

8. down

(not functioning (temporarily or permanently); "we can't work because the computer is down")

9. gloomy, grim, blue, depressed, dispirited, down, downcast, downhearted, down in the mouth, low, low-spirited

(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") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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