Definition of down to
1 : in a way that includes even (the smallest or least important part) Our work must be accurate down to the last detail. They knew everything about him down to the cologne he wore.
2 : to the last person or thing that can be used It looks like it's down to you and me. I'm down to my last dollar.
Word by Word Definitions
: toward or in a lower physical position
: to a lying or sitting position
: toward or to the ground, floor, or bottom
: down (see 1down) along, around, through, toward, in, into, or on
: to cause to go or come down (see 1down) : such as
: to cause to fall by or as if by shooting : bring down
: occupying a low position
: lying on the ground
: directed or going downward
: descent, depression
: an instance of putting down (see 1down) (as an opponent in wrestling)
: a complete play to advance the ball
: a covering of soft fluffy feathers
: these feathers
: something soft and fluffy like down
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