come down from

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Definition of come down from

1 : to move or fall downward from (somewhere or something) I'd like you to come down from that ledge before you fall down.
2 : to be passed on from (a former time) This is a story that has come down from ancient times.
3 informal : to stop feeling the effect of (an illegal drug) : to stop being high on (a drug) an addict who is coming down from heroin

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“Come down from.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/come%20down%20from. Accessed 3 Aug. 2021.

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