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Sense: Having a downward motion
Synonyms:
forward , headlong, downward , downhill, downstairs , bottomward, downgrade, on a downward course, from higher to lower, to the bottom, downwardly, in a descending direction, to a lower position, declining, falling, descending, gravitating, slipping, sliding , cascading, sagging, precipitating, slumping, dropping, sinking , earthward, groundward, southward, hellward, downwards, earthbound
Antonyms:
up , upward , rising , uphill
Sense: Physically lower
Synonyms:
below , depressed , underneath , prostrate, under , down below, beneath , lower , lower down, further down, down there, down here
Antonyms:
up , above , raised , elevated, higher
Sense: Figuratively lower
Synonyms:
inferior, lowly, below par, in check, poor , restrained , sick , under , under the weather (slang), ill , indisposed, afflicted, oppressed, under the thumb (slang), under control, repressed
Sense: Dejected
Synonyms:
downcast, depressed , dispirited, sad , dejected, downhearted, blue (slang), low (slang), glum, gloomy , saddened, miserable , melancholy, down in the dumps (slang)
Antonyms:
happy , cheerful , cheery, in a good mood, glad , excited , joyful , upbeat , hopeful , optimistic , encouraged, heartened
Sense: Not working
Synonyms:
inoperative, out of order, malfunctioning, broken , not working, playing up (slang), not functioning, out of action
Antonyms:
functioning, functional , up and running, working , in operation, operating , functional , operative, operational , running , workable, useable
Sense: n.
Synonyms:
feathers, fluff , fur , hair , fuzz, peach fuzz, lanugo, stubble , five o'clock shadow (slang), fleece
Antonyms:
plucking, shaving, shave , shearing
Sense: v.
Synonyms:
throw down, pull down, knock down, bring down, throw , fell , subdue , tackle , trip , floor , topple, conquer , overthrow , defeat , vanquish, overpower, upset , overturn, shoot down, trample in the dust, gulp down, knock out, deck , drink , hit , knock back, swallow , deck (slang), punch
Antonyms:
help up, pick up, put up
Sense: Figuratively lower : ill
Antonyms:
healthy , well , energetic , better , improved
Sense: Figuratively lower : in check
Antonyms:
free , liberated, emancipated
Sense: Figuratively lower : inferior
Antonyms:
high , good , better , top , raised , improved, up

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