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English definition of “down”

down

adverb (IN WRITING)    /daʊn/
B1 in writing or on paper : I'll write it down now so I won't forget . Do you have it down in writing/on paper , or was it just a verbal agreement ? I've got/put you down for (= have written that you want ) three tickets each. The police officers were taking down the names of witnesses .Writing and typing 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 adverb (IN WRITING) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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