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Meaning of “go down” - Learner’s Dictionary

go down

phrasal verb with go     /ɡəʊ/ verb [I] ( present participle going, past tense went, past participle gone)
BECOME LESS B1 to become lower in level: Interest rates are going down at the moment.Becoming and making smaller or lessBecoming and making less strong
SUN B1 When the sun goes down, it moves down in the sky until it cannot be seen any more.Astronomy - general words
COMPUTER If a computer goes down, it stops working.Computer conceptsNot functioning
REMEMBER to be considered or remembered in a particular way: This will go down as one of the most exciting soccer games ever played. I don't think my plan will go down well at all.Remembering, reminding and reminders
(Definition of go down from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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