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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 Pin 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. 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)

7. 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)

8. pin

verb. ['ˈpɪn'] to hold fast or prevent from moving.

Synonyms

  • immobilise
  • trap

Antonyms

  • strengthening
  • die
  • stay

Etymology

  • pinne (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pinn (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • point (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • point (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. pin

noun. ['ˈpɪn'] a piece of jewelry that is pinned onto the wearer's garment.

Synonyms

  • scatter pin
  • brooch
  • tie tack
  • tiepin
  • scarfpin
  • jewellery
  • jewelry
  • stickpin
  • broach

Antonyms

  • rear
  • reverse
  • tail
  • foot

Etymology

  • pinne (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pinn (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • point (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • point (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

10. pin

verb. ['ˈpɪn'] attach or fasten with pins or as if with pins.

Synonyms

  • fix
  • fasten

Antonyms

  • unpin
  • natural object
  • add

Etymology

  • pinne (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pinn (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • point (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • point (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

Example sentences of the word pin-down


1. Noun Phrase
More research is needed to pin down the potential benefits of tea — and oolong tea in particular — at regulating blood sugar levels and warding off diabetes.

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