come down

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

come down

verb

Definition of COME DOWN

intransitive verb
1
:  to lose or fall in estate or condition <has come down in the world>
2
a :  to pass by tradition <a story that has come down from medieval times>
b :  to pass from a usually high source <word came down that the strike was over>
3
:  to place oneself in opposition <came down hard on gambling>
4
a :  to deal with a subject directly <when you come down to it, we all depend on others>
b :  to reduce itself :  amount <it comes down to this>
5
:  to become ill <came down with measles>
6
:  come out 2
7
:  go on, happen <what's coming down>

Examples of COME DOWN

  1. <let's wait and see what comes down at the meeting>

First Known Use of COME DOWN

14th century

Rhymes with COME DOWN

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