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Overview of noun downing

The noun downing has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. Downing, Andrew Jackson Downing

(United States landscape architect who designed the grounds of the White House and the Capitol Building (1815-1852))


Overview of verb down

The verb down has 6 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (3) toss off, pop, bolt down, belt down, pour down, down, drink down, kill

(drink down entirely; "He downed three martinis before dinner"; "She killed a bottle of brandy that night"; "They popped a few beer after work")

2. (1) devour, down, consume, go through

(eat immoderately; "Some people can down a pound of meat in the course of one meal")

3. (1) down

(bring down or defeat (an opponent))

4. down, shoot down, land

(shoot at and force to come down; "the enemy landed several of our aircraft")

5. down, knock down, cut down, push down, pull down

(cause to come or go down; "The policeman downed the heavily armed suspect"; "The mugger knocked down the old lady after she refused to hand over her wallet")

6. polish, refine, fine-tune, down

(improve or perfect by pruning or polishing; "refine one's style of writing")

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