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Synonyms for nail down

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  1. nail down, nail, peg(verb)

    succeed in obtaining a position

    "He nailed down a spot at Harvard"

    Synonyms:
    peg down, sweep through, apprehend, pass with flying colors, collar, peg, blast, nab, settle, breeze through, sail through, pin down, narrow down, specify, ace, finalise, nail, complete, pick up, pinpoint, finalize, boom, arrest, cop, narrow, smash

  2. pin down, peg down, nail down, narrow down, narrow, specify(verb)

    define clearly

    "I cannot narrow down the rules for this game"

    Synonyms:
    particularise, constrict, qualify, narrow, pin up, destine, nail, peg down, fix, trap, delineate, pin down, determine, particularize, assign, define, specify, finalise, intend, contract, designate, specialize, delimit, specialise, constringe, peg, set apart, delimitate, stipulate, limit, set, condition, finalize, narrow down, settle

  3. finalize, finalise, settle, nail down(verb)

    make final; put the last touches on; put into final form

    "let's finalize the proposal"

    Synonyms:
    settle, descend, narrow, make up, nail, patch up, sink, settle down, go down, square off, subside, root, determine, steady down, go under, specify, reconcile, fall, finalise, ensconce, get back, adjudicate, conciliate, decide, peg, square up, resolve, locate, finalize, pin down, peg down, narrow down, take root

How to use nail down in a sentence?

  1. Gary Shaw:

    These kinds of studies, they don’t nail down the specifics, they nail down the grand overarching view of something as a signal to look here. It’s not saying anything is good or bad here.

  2. Matt Taylor:

    We're using that to kind of nail down where we think we should be looking harder, once we get identification of where the lander is, that will give us a better fix on what we believe the illumination conditions are and a better idea of when we should expect the lander to have sufficient illumination to start charging its batteries and come back online.

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#55573subside
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#66242adjudicate
#90372delimit
#108267constrict
#150294conciliate
#187258destine

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