Synonyms and Antonyms of get down
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 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 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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