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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 Let 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

2. 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)

3. 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)

4. 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)

5. 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)

6. let

verb. ['ˈlɛt'] make it possible through a specific action or lack of action for something to happen.

Synonyms

  • allow
  • permit

Antonyms

  • convict
  • obfuscate
  • guilty

Etymology

  • leten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • letten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lettan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. let

verb. ['ˈlɛt'] actively cause something to happen.

Synonyms

  • make
  • stimulate
  • cause
  • get
  • induce

Antonyms

  • ambiguous
  • obscurity
  • incomprehensible
  • indefinite

Etymology

  • leten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • letten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lettan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. let

verb. ['ˈlɛt'] consent to, give permission.

Synonyms

  • stick out
  • support
  • clear
  • give
  • consent
  • intromit
  • privilege
  • digest
  • trust
  • pass
  • allow in
  • let in
  • legitimate
  • legalize
  • permit
  • legitimise
  • authorise
  • put up
  • authorize
  • legitimatise
  • favor
  • include
  • bear
  • stand
  • go for
  • countenance
  • furlough
  • grant
  • decriminalise
  • suffer
  • legitimatize
  • tolerate
  • brook
  • accept
  • admit
  • legalise
  • legitimize
  • decriminalize
  • favour
  • allow
  • endure
  • stomach

Antonyms

  • criminalize
  • refuse
  • outlaw
  • criminalise
  • disallow
  • reject

Etymology

  • leten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • letten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lettan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. let

verb. ['ˈlɛt'] cause to move; cause to be in a certain position or condition.

Synonyms

  • have
  • make

Antonyms

  • disapprove
  • disagree
  • inactivity

Etymology

  • leten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • letten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lettan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. let

verb. ['ˈlɛt'] leave unchanged.

Synonyms

  • leave behind
  • leave

Antonyms

  • lose
  • indistinct
  • unclearness

Etymology

  • leten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • letten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lettan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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