Definitions for get down

Definitions for (verb) get down

Main entry: commence, start, start out, set about, set out, get, get down, begin

Definition: take the first step or steps in carrying out an action

Usage: 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

Main entry: put down, get down, set down, write down

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

Main entry: get down, swallow

Definition: pass through the esophagus as part of eating or drinking

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

Main entry: cast down, get down, dismay, dispirit, deject, demoralise, demoralize, depress

Definition: lower someone's spirits; make downhearted

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

Main entry: get down, get off, unhorse, light, dismount

Definition: alight from (a horse)

Main entry: bring down, let down, lower, get down, take down

Definition: move something or somebody to a lower position

Usage: take down the vase from the shelf

Main entry: get down

Definition: lower (one's body) as by kneeling

Usage: Get down on your knees!

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