Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

downzone

play
verb down·zone \ˈdau̇n-ˌzōn\

Definition of downzone

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to reduce or limit development or the number of buildings permitted on <the county downzoned rural land to allow only one home per ten acres>



1954

First Known Use of downzone

1954


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up downzone? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

of or relating to the heavens

Get Word of the Day daily email!