godown

noun go·down \ ˈgō-ˌdau̇n \

Definition of godown

:a warehouse in a country of southern or eastern Asia

Origin and Etymology of godown

by folk etymology from Malay gudang


go down

verb

Definition of go down

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
2 :to admit of being swallowed
  • the medicine went down easily
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
4 British :to leave a university
5 a :to undergo defeat or failure
b chiefly British :to become incapacitated
  • went down with … acute tonsillitis
  • —Helen Cathcart
6 slang :to take place :happen
go down on
intransitive verb
usually vulgar :to perform fellatio or cunnilingus on

Examples of go down in a Sentence

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


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