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Synonyms for get down

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. get down(verb)

    lower (one's body) as by kneeling

    "Get down on your knees!"

    Synonyms:
    unhorse, depress, bring down, dismay, swallow, let down, dismount, take down, start out, dispirit, commence, put down, get off, start, deject, get, demoralise, set about, begin, light, set down, set out, demoralize, cast down, lower, write down

  2. 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"

    Synonyms:
    commence, land, swallow, write down, bring down, get off, tear down, get, raze, impose, trim down, disgrace, lower, demoralise, take down, dismount, 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

  3. unhorse, dismount, light, get off, get down(verb)

    alight from (a horse)

    Synonyms:
    trip out, swallow, write down, get, bring down, get off, trip, mail, send off, lower, demoralise, commence, dismount, illuminate, light up, demoralize, illume, fire up, dispirit, hop out, get out, fall, alight, set about, take down, set down, turn on, start, put down, begin, escape, perch, ignite, let down, cast down, start out, depress, send, illumine, get by, deject, dismay, light, unhorse, get away, set out

  4. swallow, get down(verb)

    pass through the esophagus as part of eating or drinking

    "Swallow the raw fish--it won't kill you!"

    Synonyms:
    start, write down, eat up, bring down, get off, get, lower, demoralise, commence, dispirit, demoralize, take back, deject, swallow, swallow up, unsay, take down, set down, dismount, bury, put down, begin, accept, let down, cast down, start out, depress, live with, withdraw, immerse, dismay, light, set about, unhorse, set out

  5. depress, deject, cast down, get down, dismay, dispirit, demoralize, demoralise(verb)

    lower someone's spirits; make downhearted

    "These news depressed her"; "The bad state of her child's health demoralizes her"

    Synonyms:
    start, write down, unhorse, bring down, set about, get, begin, get off, deprave, lower, demoralise, commence, misdirect, dispirit, debase, dismay, demoralize, profane, appal, swallow, horrify, alarm, subvert, vitiate, take down, set down, dismount, put down, press down, let down, cast down, debauch, appall, depress, deject, pervert, start out, light, corrupt, set out

  6. write down, set down, get down, put down(verb)

    put down in writing; of texts, musical compositions, etc.

    Synonyms:
    unload, land, swallow, write down, repose, bring down, get off, get, cast down, debark, drop off, disgrace, destroy, lower, demoralise, commence, dismount, place down, demoralize, write off, demean, record, lay, degrade, let down, expense, take down, set down, start, put down, begin, drop, enter, discharge, start out, dispirit, depress, deject, dismay, light, set about, unhorse, set out, disembark

  7. get down, begin, get, start out, start, set about, set out, commence(verb)

    take the first step or steps in carrying out an action

    "We began working at dawn"; "Who will start?"; "Get working as soon as the sun rises!"; "The first tourists began to arrive in Cambodia"; "He began early in the day"; "Let's get down to work now"

    Synonyms:
    bug out, take, pop, make, mystify, experience, develop, put down, draw, array, have, become, sustain, protrude, jump, initiate, receive, scram, take off, bulge, go, stimulate, sire, lead off, bulge out, drive, engender, startle, fix, pay back, get under one's skin, stick, suffer, beat, swallow, set about, father, go about, incur, contract, dispirit, bring forth, grow, get going, come out, dumbfound, stupefy, start, depress, light, cast down, originate, take up, bring, bewilder, mother, induce, range, buzz off, catch, write down, bugger off, obtain, beget, puzzle, flummox, get, deject, generate, capture, find, amaze, get off, baffle, produce, approach, pop out, attempt, start out, pose, vex, embark on, aim, let, set forth, perplex, arrest, gravel, begin, let down, fetch, depart, set down, commence, part, dismount, arrive, set out, convey, set off, acquire, come, lower, bring down, dismay, pay off, undertake, unhorse, demoralise, cause, lay out, start up, demoralize, take down, nonplus

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. get down

    Synonyms:
    descend, come down

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. get down

    Synonyms:
    descend, alight, dismount

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How to use get down in a sentence?

  1. Kevin Klein:

    Maybe earlier in the year, you get a bounce like that and you get down on yourself, i thought the resilience our team showed, not to let up, we just turned to each other and said, 'Just keep going.'.

  2. Charlie Dent:

    It's time for all of these, you know, D.C. games to end, i mean all these palace coups or whatever the hell is going on around here has to end, and we have to get down to business of governing.

  3. Ronald Tate:

    My heart has been ripped out of my chest, and torn into a million pieces, gotta get down to MS where my daughter is. She's absolutely devastated. He was clearly her protector, and friend.

  4. Elaine Arnoldy:

    It's absolutely critical that we get all the information and that Congress has a chance to do their own investigation and to get down to the truth of what's going on, i was disappointed and concerned not so much about the report, but that the information is not being given and that we're not getting the Mueller report. We're getting the Barr version. And I think that could be very different.

  5. Tom Sanders:

    To get down to 5 percent, you wouldn't even be allowed to have orange juice.


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