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1 definition found
 for get down
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  get down
      v 1: lower (one's body) as by kneeling; "Get down on your
           knees!"
      2: move something or somebody to a lower position; "take down
         the vase from the shelf" [syn: lower, take down, let
         down, get down, bring down] [ant: bring up, elevate,
         get up, lift, raise]
      3: alight from (a horse) [syn: unhorse, dismount, light,
         get off, get down]
      4: pass through the esophagus as part of eating or drinking;
         "Swallow the raw fish--it won't kill you!" [syn: swallow,
         get down]
      5: lower someone's spirits; make downhearted; "These news
         depressed her"; "The bad state of her child's health
         demoralizes her" [syn: depress, deject, cast down, get
         down, dismay, dispirit, demoralize, demoralise]
         [ant: elate, intoxicate, lift up, pick up, uplift]
      6: put down in writing; of texts, musical compositions, etc.
         [syn: write down, set down, get down, put down]
      7: take the first step or steps in carrying out an action; "We
         began working at dawn"; "Who will start?"; "Get working as
         soon as the sun rises!"; "The first tourists began to arrive
         in Cambodia"; "He began early in the day"; "Let's get down to
         work now" [syn: get down, begin, get, start out,
         start, set about, set out, commence] [ant: end,
         terminate]

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