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lay downTo specify, institute, enact, assert firmly, state authoritatively, establish or formulate .Rate it:

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lay downTo sacrifice, especially in the phrase "to lay down one's life.".Rate it:

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lay downTo lie down; to place oneself in a reclined or horizontal position, on a bed or similar, for the purpose of resting.Rate it:

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mark downTo write a memorandum about.Rate it:

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pare downTo reduce by paring or a similar gradual process.Rate it:

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put downTo pay an initial amount of money on a large purchase.Rate it:

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round downTo the greatest integer that is not greater than it, or to some other lower value, especially a whole number of hundreds, thousands, etc.Rate it:

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run downTo criticize someone or an organisation, often unfairly.Rate it:

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run downTo find something or someone after searching for a long time.Rate it:

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run downTo read quickly a list or other short text.Rate it:

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step downTo resign from office.Rate it:

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take downTo lower an item of clothing without removing it.Rate it:

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take downTo remove something from a hanging position.Rate it:

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take downTo remove a temporary structure such as scaffolding.Rate it:

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talk downTo negotiate a lower price.Rate it:

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throw downTo fight, incite to fight, or approach with the intent to fight; to make a stand.Rate it:

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throw downTo accomplish or produce something in a grand, respectable, or successful manner; to "represent".Rate it:

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tone downTo relax; to make quieter or less obtrusive; to make milder.Rate it:

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kick downTo break or demolish something by physical bodily force.Rate it:

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put downTo write something.Rate it:

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close downTo stop trading as a business.Rate it:

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cut downTo reduce the amount of something.Rate it:

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knock downTo drink fast.Rate it:

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cool downTo cause something temperature to lower.Rate it:

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back downTo take a less aggressive position in a conflict than one previously has or has planned to.Rate it:

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bed them downTo ​lie down ​somewhere, usually ​somewhere different from where you usually ​sleep, in ​order to go to ​sleep.Rate it:

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down the hatchInto the mouth and down the throat, especially with regard to the consumption of a beverage.Rate it:

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down to the short strokesIn the final steps or decisive phase of an undertaking, especially one which has been lengthy or laborious.Rate it:

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lay downTo stock, store for the future. See also lay by.Rate it:

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put downTo drop someone off, or let them out of a vehicle.Rate it:

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wear downTo cause physical or mental fatigue.Rate it:

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dress down1) Wear casual or work clothing, informal clothes: 2) Speak To Someone In a Desultory Tone, A Commanding, Analytical, Superior, Critiquing Manner; . . . . . {Tell Someone 'OFF' }Rate it:

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please take it down a notch or two!Your objections are expressed in strong tones of violence!Rate it:

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a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go downAn otherwise unpleasant situation can be pleasant when a pleasant aspect is deliberately introduced.1999, Eli Yassif, The Hebrew Folktale: History, Genre, Meaning, Indiana University Press, ISBN 0253335833, page 372,One is known as the "sweetening parable," that is to say a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down. Thus, when the aim is to preach to the people, to guide them along the "bitter," arduous path of upholding burdensome precepts and prohibitions, a tale can lighten the load, make the "medicine" easier "to swallow."2001, Maureen Reagan, First Father, First Daughter: A Memoir, Little, Brown, ISBN 0316736368, page 319,It put some fun into the tedious business of preparing for a presidential debate. A spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, right?2004, John Hoover, How to Work for an Idiot: Survive & Thrive... Without Killing Your Boss, Career Press, ISBN 1564147045, page 11,If a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, a barrel of laughs can wash down the big pills you might need to swallow.Rate it:

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argue downUsed other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see argue,‎ down.Rate it:

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argue downTo haggle with to reach a lower price.Rate it:

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argue downTo campaign against a proposition or vote.Rate it:

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argue downTo win an argument, verbal conflict or debate.Rate it:

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batten down the hatchesPrepare for trouble.Rate it:

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bed downTo put an animal to rest for the night.Rate it:

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bed downThe act of lying down, reclining, preparing for sleep by assuming a supine position/reclining/upon or in a quiet, comfortable venue.Rate it:

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bed them downAnimal husbandry term. Domesticated animals are treated in the USA with tender loving care. Caretakers of animals provide comfortable resting and sleeping places for the nighttime.Rate it:

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bend downTo bend one's legs while upright to get to a lower position.Rate it:

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bite downTo clench with one's teeth or to bite hard on something.Rate it:

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blow downTo knock over with an air current, most often wind.Rate it:

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blow me downA cry of surpriseRate it:

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bog downTo become stuck and unable to progress.Rate it:

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bog downTo cause to become stuck and unable to progress.Rate it:

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bogged downStuck, as if in a bog.Rate it:

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bogged downStuck; mired, as in detail, difficulty; delayed or made slower.Rate it:

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