come down

verb

Definition of come down

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 :  to lose or fall in estate or condition has come down in the world

  3. 2a :  to pass by tradition a story that has come down from medieval timesb :  to pass from a usually high source word came down that the strike was over

  4. 3 :  to place oneself in opposition came down hard on gambling

  5. 4a :  to deal with a subject directly when you come down to it, we all depend on othersb :  to reduce itself :  amount it comes down to this

  6. 5 :  to become ill came down with measles

  7. 6 :  come out 2

  8. 7 :  go on, happen what's coming down

Examples of come down in a sentence

  1. let's wait and see what comes down at the meeting

14th Century

First Known Use of come down

14th century


Law Dictionary

come down

intransitive verb

Legal Definition of come down

came down

coming down

  1. :  to be announced the decision came down from the Supreme Court



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