lower, take down, let down, get down, bring down(verb)
move something or somebody to a lower position
"take down the vase from the shelf"
commence, land, swallow, write down, get off, tear down, get, raze, impose, trim down, disgrace, lower, demoralise, take down, dismount, get down, dismantle, cut, demoralize, demean, trim back, trim, overthrow, turn down, pull down, cut down, disappoint, glower, reduce, degrade, set about, lour, subvert, overturn, visit, level, frown, start, put down, begin, inflict, let down, cast down, start out, dispirit, depress, cut back, deject, dismay, light, set down, rase, unhorse, note, set out
overthrow, subvert, overturn, bring down(verb)
cause the downfall of; of rulers
"The Czar was overthrown"; "subvert the ruling class"
weaken, land, bowl over, overthrow, vacate, cut, annul, trim down, overturn, lower, demoralise, misdirect, overrule, get down, debase, pervert, demoralize, lift, trim back, trim, counteract, profane, rescind, cut down, tump over, put down, reduce, sabotage, let down, override, subvert, vitiate, repeal, take down, deprave, revolutionize, cut back, tip over, impose, inflict, undermine, upset, turn over, reverse, countermand, revoke, revolutionise, knock over, countermine, visit, debauch, corrupt
inflict, bring down, visit, impose(verb)
impose something unpleasant
"The principal visited his rage on the students"
chitchat, land, confab, overthrow, enforce, inspect, impose, trim down, overturn, lower, get down, call in, cut, jaw, chit-chat, claver, trim back, trim, see, chew the fat, cut down, call, reduce, levy, natter, gossip, travel to, subvert, visit, take down, cut back, put down, inflict, shoot the breeze, confabulate, let down, chat, chatter, chaffer
land, put down, bring down(verb)
cause to come to the ground
"the pilot managed to land the airplane safely"
unload, land, write down, repose, overthrow, bring, impose, drop off, disgrace, lower, visit, get down, place down, cut, demean, trim back, trim, record, shoot down, cut down, lay, reduce, degrade, let down, subvert, overturn, take down, set down, trim down, put down, down, inflict, set ashore, drop, enter, discharge, cut back, shore, destroy
cause to be enthusiastic
"Her playing brought down the house"
reduce, cut down, cut back, trim, trim down, trim back, cut, bring down(verb)
cut down on; make a reduction in
"reduce your daily fat intake"; "The employer wants to cut back health benefits"
clip, cut out, skip, strike down, ignore, cut off, put down, lop, knock down, reduce, curtail, turn off, fell, trim, tailor, visit, shave, quash, cut, overthrow, cut back, mow, land, turn out, lose weight, shrink, slew, rationalise, switch off, prune, melt off, trim down, snip, contract, dress, shorten, thin, make out, geld, rationalize, disregard, down, snub, push down, inflict, subvert, slim down, concentrate, garnish, slue, tighten, abbreviate, pull down, restrict, keep down, hack, impose, flash back, subdue, cut down, deoxidise, burn, subjugate, curb, issue, edit, edit out, come down, repress, let down, foreshorten, dilute, write out, thin out, curve, swerve, get down, scale down, crop, drop, take down, boil down, pare, slenderize, trend, lower, abridge, deoxidize, sheer, slash, veer, overturn, decoct, slim, trim back
To make a legitimate rulership lose their position of power.
The rebel forces are trying to bring down the president and his government.
The latest budget reforms are intended to bring down the level of inflation.
To make something, especially something flying, fall to the ground. Usually by firing a weapon of some kind.
He brought down a pheasant with his first shot of the day.
To cause an opponent to fall after a tackle.
To make someone feel bad emotionally.
The news of his death brought her down.
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Number one, they depend hugely on tourism to get their foreign exchange. Sharm el-Sheikh is one of their number one tourist destinations. The only way to get there is by airplane. You shut down the airport, it dies, the second [reason they’re afraid] is that the Egyptian regime is in a death struggle with radical Islam in the country… And now if they're able to bring down airplanes, the prestige of the regime in sort of winning the battle against the jihadists is really diminished.
It makes one think ... that this is a pretext to create chaos and bring down the government.
With no Republican votes, we can only lose 17 votes on anything, so, obviously, any caucus can bring down anything on any bill. We have to figure out if we are going to be able to govern or not. This is our first test of it.
We had our own intelligence sources, that I would be arrested and locked up, because I was accused as being part of a conspiracy to bring down the government, i was sent a bullet to my house. I never told my wife or my family. I never even made a police report.
We must get rid of the militias, and weapons must be in the hands of the state, they want to bring down... the voice of every patriot. This is a message we must understand: to take a stand against the militias and the outlaws.
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