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come down from

Definition of come down from

  1. 1 :  to move or fall downward from (somewhere or something) <I'd like you to come down from that ledge before you fall down.>

  2. 2 :  to be passed on from (a former time) <This is a story that has come down from ancient times.>

  3. 3 informal :  to stop feeling the effect of (an illegal drug) :  to stop being high on (a drug) <an addict who is coming down from heroin>



Word by Word Definitions

comeplay
  1. :  to move toward something :  approach

    :  to move or journey to a vicinity with a specified purpose

    :  to reach a particular station in a series

downplay
  1. :  toward or in a lower physical position

    :  to a lying or sitting position

    :  toward or to the ground, floor, or bottom

  1. :  down along, around, through, toward, in, into, or on

  1. :  to cause to go or come down: as

    :  bring down

    :  consume

  1. :  occupying a low position

    :  lying on the ground

    :  directed or going downward

  1. :  descent, depression

    :  an instance of putting down

    :  a complete play to advance the ball in football

  1. :  a sheep of any breed originating in the downs of southern England

  1. :  a covering of soft fluffy feathers

    :  these feathers

    :  something soft and fluffy like down


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