LOWER PLACE › towards or in a lower place: The kids ran down the hill to the gate. She tripped and fell down. I bent down to have a look.
LEVEL/AMOUNT › towards or at a lower level or amount: Can you turn the music down? Slow down so they can see us.
SURFACE › moving from above and onto a surface: I sat down and turned on the TV. Put that box down on the floor.
DIRECTION › in or towards a particular direction, usually south: Pete's moved down to London.
down the road/river, etc › along or further along the road/river, etc: There's another pub further down the street.
note/write, etc sth down › to write something on a piece of paper: Can I just take down your phone number?
STOMACH › inside your stomach: He's had food poisoning and can't keep anything down.
be down to sb UK › to be someone's responsibility or decision: I've done all I can now, the rest is down to you.
come/go down with sth › to become ill: The whole family came down with food poisoning.