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1. feather

noun. ['ˈfɛðɝ'] the light horny waterproof structure forming the external covering of birds.

Synonyms

  • quill
  • ceratin
  • vane
  • contour feather
  • marabou
  • quill feather
  • bird
  • calamus
  • body covering
  • plume
  • plumage
  • melanin
  • down feather
  • hackle
  • bastard wing
  • aftershaft
  • shaft
  • down
  • keratin
  • web
  • spurious wing
  • animal material
  • alula
  • pinion
  • flight feather

Antonyms

  • disarrange
  • worsen
  • ascending
  • high

Etymology

  • fether (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • feþer (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Down Feather

  • merriweather
  • get-together
  • altogether
  • birdfeather
  • together
  • whether
  • grether
  • weather
  • tether
  • sether
  • raether
  • nether
  • leather
  • heather

2. feather

verb. ['ˈfɛðɝ'] join tongue and groove, in carpentry.

Synonyms

  • conjoin

Antonyms

  • differentiate
  • dedifferentiate

Etymology

  • fether (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • feþer (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. down

adverb. ['ˈdaʊn'] spatially or metaphorically from a higher to a lower level or position.

Synonyms

  • downward
  • downwardly

Antonyms

  • upwards
  • upwardly
  • up

Etymology

  • doun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dun (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dune (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dún (Old Norse)

4. down

adjective. ['ˈdaʊn'] being or moving lower in position or less in some value.

Synonyms

  • set
  • downbound
  • thrown
  • descending
  • behind
  • downfield
  • downward
  • weak
  • low
  • fallen

Antonyms

  • high
  • up
  • night school
  • disqualify

Etymology

  • doun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dun (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dune (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dún (Old Norse)

5. down

verb. ['ˈdaʊn'] drink down entirely.

Synonyms

  • toss off
  • belt down
  • drink down
  • bolt down
  • kill
  • imbibe
  • pour down
  • drink

Antonyms

  • imperceptible
  • smart
  • infallible
  • irregular

Etymology

  • doun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dun (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dune (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dún (Old Norse)

6. down

noun. ['ˈdaʊn'] soft fine feathers.

Synonyms

  • feather
  • plume
  • plumage
  • swan's down
  • plumule
  • goose down
  • down feather

Antonyms

  • depressurise
  • pressurise
  • depressurize
  • desynchronize

Etymology

  • doun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dun (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dune (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dún (Old Norse)

7. down

verb. ['ˈdaʊn'] bring down or defeat (an opponent).

Synonyms

  • get the better of
  • defeat

Antonyms

  • untangled
  • powerful
  • tough

Etymology

  • doun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dun (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dune (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dún (Old Norse)

8. down

adjective. ['ˈdaʊn'] becoming progressively lower.

Antonyms

  • day school

Etymology

  • doun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dun (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dune (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dún (Old Norse)

9. down

verb. ['ˈdaʊn'] eat immoderately.

Synonyms

  • eat
  • devour
  • consume

Antonyms

  • rugged
  • robust
  • undiluted
  • nonhuman

Etymology

  • doun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dun (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dune (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dún (Old Norse)

10. down

adjective. ['ˈdaʊn'] understood perfectly.

Synonyms

  • mastered
  • perfect

Antonyms

  • inferior
  • inadvisable
  • badness

Etymology

  • doun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dun (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dune (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dún (Old Norse)
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