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Synonyms for come down

Synonyms for (verb) come down

Synonyms: sicken, come down Definition: get sick Usage: She fell sick last Friday, and now she is in the hospital

Similar words: worsen, decline Definition: grow worse Usage: Conditions in the slum worsened

Synonyms: reduce, boil down, come down Definition: be the essential element Usage: The proposal boils down to a compromise

Similar words: become, turn Definition: undergo a change or development Usage: The water turned into ice; Her former friend became her worst enemy; He turned traitor

Synonyms: come down Definition: criticize or reprimand harshly Usage: The critics came down hard on the new play

Similar words: criticise, criticize, pick apart, knock Definition: find fault with; express criticism of; point out real or perceived flaws Usage: The paper criticized the new movie; Don't knock the food--it's free

Synonyms: go down, come down, fall, descend Definition: move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way Usage: The temperature is going down; The barometer is falling; The curtain fell on the diva; Her hand went up and then fell again

Similar words: go, locomote, travel, move Definition: change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically Usage: How fast does your new car go?; We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus; The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect; The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell; news travelled fast