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go down

verb

Definition of go down

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 a :  to go below the horizon :  set <the sun went down> b :  to fall to or as if to the ground <the plane went down in flames> c :  to become submerged :  sink <the ship went down with all hands>

  3. 2 :  to admit of being swallowed <the medicine went down easily>

  4. 3 a :  to find acceptance <will the plan go down with the farmers> b :  to come to be remembered especially in posterity <will he go down in history as a great president>

  5. 4 British :  to leave a university

  6. 5 a :  to undergo defeat or failure b chiefly British :  to become incapacitated <went down with … acute tonsillitis — Helen Cathcart>

  7. 6 slang :  to take place :  happen

go down on

  1. :  to perform fellatio or cunnilingus on



Examples of go down in a sentence

  1. <when's the drug deal supposed to go down?>



14th Century

First Known Use of go down

14th century



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