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1. 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)

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Words that Rhyme with Duck Down

  • abbottstown
  • abbotstown
  • run-down
  • mcquown
  • facedown
  • downtown
  • uptown
  • renown
  • mcgown
  • mccown
  • mccoun
  • frown
  • drown
  • crowne
  • crown
  • clown
  • browne
  • brown
  • towne
  • town
  • shoun
  • noun
  • lown
  • gown
  • downe
  • around

Example sentences of the word duck-down


1. Noun Phrase
Goose and duck down are used in mattress toppers, pillows and clothing.

2. duck

verb. ['ˈdʌk'] to move (the head or body) quickly downwards or away.

Antonyms

  • end

Etymology

  • doek (Dutch)
  • doec (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))
  • douken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • duce (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. 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)

4. duck

noun. ['ˈdʌk'] small wild or domesticated web-footed broad-billed swimming bird usually having a depressed body and short legs.

Synonyms

  • muscovy duck
  • duck down
  • shoveller
  • scaup
  • Anas rubripes
  • butterball
  • canvasback duck
  • teal
  • Anatidae
  • pin-tailed duck
  • summer duck
  • sea duck
  • whistler
  • Bucephela albeola
  • ruddy duck
  • wigeon
  • wild duck
  • family Anatidae
  • bufflehead
  • anseriform bird
  • mallard
  • diving duck
  • dabbling duck
  • broadbill
  • drake
  • Bucephela clangula
  • redhead
  • bluebill
  • wood duck
  • black duck
  • Aythya valisineria
  • dabbler
  • duckling
  • Anas penelope
  • sheldrake
  • pintail
  • Anas platyrhynchos
  • quack-quack
  • pochard
  • Cairina moschata
  • Anas acuta
  • musk duck
  • wood widgeon
  • Aix sponsa
  • Anas clypeata
  • Aix galericulata
  • scaup duck
  • widgeon
  • Oxyura jamaicensis
  • dipper
  • Aythya ferina
  • Aythya americana
  • goldeneye
  • canvasback
  • mandarin duck

Antonyms

  • dabbling duck
  • nonworker
  • thin person
  • achromatic

Etymology

  • doek (Dutch)
  • doec (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))
  • douken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • duce (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. duck

verb. ['ˈdʌk'] submerge or plunge suddenly.

Synonyms

  • plunge
  • dive

Antonyms

  • raise
  • deposit
  • natural object

Etymology

  • doek (Dutch)
  • doec (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))
  • douken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • duce (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. 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)

7. 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)

8. 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)

9. 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)

10. 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)
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