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get down

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of get down

  1. 1 to come down from something (as a vehicle) <I was getting down from the seaplane when a gust of wind swept away my hat> Synonyms descend, disembark, dismount, alight, lightRelated Words deplane, detrainNear Antonyms board, climb (aboard), get in, mount; enplane (also emplane), entrainAntonyms embark

  2. 2 to make sad <it's really getting him down that there does not seem to be one woman who will date him> Synonyms bum (out), burden, dash, deject, depress, oppress, sadden, weigh downRelated Words ail, distress, trouble; afflict, torment, torture; daunt, demoralize, discourage, dishearten, dismay, dispirit, depress, unnerve; agitate, bother, concern, discomfort, discompose, disquiet, disturb, exercise, freak (out), perturb, undo, unhinge, unsettle, upset, worryNear Antonyms animate, enliven, invigorate; assure, comfort, console, reassure, solace, soothe; excite, inspire, stimulate; elate, exhilarate; encourage, hearten; delight, gratify, please; boost, elevate, lift, upliftAntonyms brighten, buoy, cheer (up), gladden, lighten, rejoice

  3. 3 to take into the stomach through the mouth and throat <with her sore throat, liquids are the only thing she can get down> Synonyms down, swallow, ingestRelated Words drink, guzzle, imbibe, knock back, sip; bolt, devour, gobble (up or down), gulp, ingurgitate; consume, eat, mouth (down), put away, sup; gorge, scarf, scoff, wolf; chew, gnaw (at or on), lap, lick, munch, nibble (on), peck (at), ruminate; dispatch, finish, polish off




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