Synonyms for (verb) get down

Synonyms: put down, get down, set down, write down

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

Similar words: write

Definition: communicate or express by writing

Usage: Please write to me every week


Synonyms: get down, swallow

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

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

Similar words: consume, have, ingest, take, take in

Definition: serve oneself to, or consume regularly

Usage: Have another bowl of chicken soup!; I don't take sugar in my coffee


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: discourage

Definition: deprive of courage or hope; take away hope from; cause to feel discouraged


Synonyms: get down, get off, unhorse, light, dismount

Definition: alight from (a horse)

Similar words: 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


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: displace, move

Definition: cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense

Usage: Move those boxes into the corner, please; I'm moving my money to another bank; The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant


Synonyms: get down

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

Usage: Get down on your knees!

Similar words: move

Definition: move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion

Usage: He moved his hand slightly to the right