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English definition of “down”

down

preposition (ALONG)    /daʊn/
A2 along: We drove down the motorway as far as Bristol. Her office is down the corridor on the right . They sailed the boat down the river (= towards the sea ).Down and downwardMoving downwards Grammar:Down, downwards or Grammar:DownWe use down mostly as a preposition or adverb. It means ‘in or moving to a low or lower position or level’:Grammar:Downwards, downwardDownwards is an adverb. It means ‘movement towards a lower position’:
(Definition of down preposition (ALONG) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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