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boil downAs an allusion to the cooking technique of reducing liquids by heat, one boils down a problem, argument, etc. to its most central elements.Rate it:

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take downTo remove something from a wall or similar vertical surface to which it is fixed.Rate it:

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cool downTo become cooler, to be reduced in temperature.Rate it:

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quiet downTo become quieter.Rate it:

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cool downTo become less agitated.Rate it:

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fall downTo fall to the ground.Rate it:

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nail downFirm or certain.Rate it:

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scarf downTo eat something quickly.Rate it:

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die downTo become less virulent.Rate it:

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knock downTo hit or knock (something), intentionally or accidentally, so that it falls.Rate it:

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put downTo set down, stop carrying, or place in a low location.Rate it:

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batten downTo close or make watertight, referring to hatches and cargo.Rate it:

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bear downTo approach another vessel from windward.Rate it:

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bear downTo press down on someone.Rate it:

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bear downTo intensify one's efforts.Rate it:

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bear down onTo approach someone in a very determined way.Rate it:

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beat downTo strike with great force.Rate it:

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beat downTo haggle someone to sell at a lower price.Rate it:

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beat downTo severely beat someone up.Rate it:

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bed downTo lie down to sleep for the night, usually of livestock or machinery.Rate it:

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boil down toto be equivalent to; to reduce to.Rate it:

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break downTo fail.Rate it:

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bring downTo make a legitimate rulership lose their position of power.Rate it:

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burn downTo burn to nothing.Rate it:

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cheese downTo coil the tail of a rope on deck so as to present a neat appearance.Rate it:

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clamp down onTo take measures to stop something; to put an end to.Rate it:

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come downTo descend.Rate it:

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come down withTo contract or get; to show symptoms of a minor illness.Rate it:

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crack down onTo enforce laws or punish more vigilantly.Rate it:

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cut downTo bring down by cutting.Rate it:

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doss downTo sleep on someone's sofa or floor because there is no bed spare.Rate it:

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drill downTo examine information at another level or in greater detail; especially in a database, to navigate to a more detailed level or record.Rate it:

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filter downOf a liquid; to move slowly down to lower substrate levels.Rate it:

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go downTo descend; to move from a higher place to a lower one.Rate it:

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go downTo perform oral sex.Rate it:

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go downTo take place, happen.Rate it:

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keep downTo repress.Rate it:

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live downTo get used to something shameful.Rate it:

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pin downTo corner somebody in order to get a firm answer.Rate it:

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put downTo halt, eliminate, stop, or squelch, often by force.Rate it:

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put downTo place a baby somewhere to sleep.Rate it:

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put downTo land an aircraft.Rate it:

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quiet downTo reduce intensity of an activity.Rate it:

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stand downTo wait; to stop pursuing or fighting.Rate it:

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strip downTo remove inessentials from.Rate it:

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throw downTo cause something one is holding to drop, often forcefully.Rate it:

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touch downTo land an aircraft.Rate it:

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narrow downMake more specific.Rate it:

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track downTo hunt for or locate; to search for; to find.Rate it:

(3.80 / 5 votes)
put down toTo state the cause of a situation.Rate it:

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