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1downstairs

adverb down·stairs \ˈdan-ˈsterz\

: on or to a lower floor of a building

Full Definition of DOWNSTAIRS

:  down the stairs :  on or to a lower floor

Examples of DOWNSTAIRS

  1. He ran downstairs to answer the door.
  2. He lives downstairs from us.
  3. Where are the kids? They're downstairs.

First Known Use of DOWNSTAIRS

1596

Rhymes with DOWNSTAIRS

2downstairs

adjective down·stairs \ˈdan-ˌsterz\

: located on a lower, main, or first floor of a building

Full Definition of DOWNSTAIRS

:  situated on the main, lower, or ground floor of a building

Examples of DOWNSTAIRS

  1. There are five downstairs rooms.

First Known Use of DOWNSTAIRS

1819

3downstairs

noun plural but singular or plural in construction down·stairs \ˈdan-ˈ, ˈdan-ˌ\

Definition of DOWNSTAIRS

:  the lower floor of a building

First Known Use of DOWNSTAIRS

1843
DOWNSTAIRS Defined for Kids

1downstairs

adverb down·stairs \ˈdan-ˈsterz\

Definition of DOWNSTAIRS for Kids

:  down the stairs :  on or to a lower floor <The children are playing downstairs.>

2downstairs

adjective down·stairs \ˈdan-ˌsterz\

Definition of DOWNSTAIRS for Kids

:  situated on a lower floor or on the main or first floor <the downstairs bathroom>

3downstairs

noun down·stairs \ˈdan-ˈsterz\

Definition of DOWNSTAIRS for Kids

:  the lower floor of a building <The downstairs has been refinished.>

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