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Synonyms of downing

Noun


1. Downing, Andrew Jackson Downing

usage: United States landscape architect who designed the grounds of the White House and the Capitol Building (1815-1852)

Verb


1. toss off, pop, bolt down, belt down, pour down, down, drink down, kill, drink, imbibe

usage: drink down entirely; "He downed three martinis before dinner"; "She killed a bottle of brandy that night"; "They popped a few beer after work"

2. devour, down, consume, go through, eat

usage: eat immoderately; "Some people can down a pound of meat in the course of one meal"

3. down, get the better of, overcome, defeat

usage: bring down or defeat (an opponent)

4. down, shoot down, land

usage: shoot at and force to come down; "the enemy landed several of our aircraft"

5. down, knock down, cut down, push down, pull down, strike

usage: cause to come or go down; "The policeman downed the heavily armed suspect"; "The mugger knocked down the old lady after she refused to hand over her wallet"

6. polish, refine, fine-tune, down, better, improve, amend, ameliorate, meliorate

usage: improve or perfect by pruning or polishing; "refine one's style of writing"

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