lower (one's body) as by kneeling
"Get down on your knees!"
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
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, 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
unhorse, dismount, light, get off, get down(verb)
alight from (a horse)
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
swallow, get down(verb)
pass through the esophagus as part of eating or drinking
"Swallow the raw fish--it won't kill you!"
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
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"
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
write down, set down, get down, put down(verb)
put down in writing; of texts, musical compositions, etc.
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
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"
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
How to use get down in a sentence?
I don't wait for moods. You accomplish nothing if you do that. Your mind must know it has got to get down to earth.
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.
Right now there are many pundits who believe that the only way a candidate can run a successful campaign is to have a super PAC, get down on one's knees before the millionaires and billionaires -- beg them for money, and what we are showing is we can run a people-oriented campaign funded by the people.
You just can't get down streets, so stuff gets delayed, you do the best you can.
Richer countries such as Canada and Sweden need to get down to zero emissions much faster so people in poorer countries can heighten their standard of living by building the infrastructure we have already built, we're not doing this because it's fun or because we have a special interest in the climate or because we want to become politicians when we grow up. We're doing this because our future is at stake.
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