Definition: Down

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  • Length: 4 characters
  • Syllables: 1

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Lexical Information:

  • One of the 220 words in the Dolch high frequency list
  • One of the 850 words in Basic English
  • In the top 2,000 words in the Brown Corpus
  • Common word- this is one of the thousand words most frequently used in English.
  • Term used in American football
  • Term used in golf
  • Term used in botany
  • A list of about 3,000 words defined as easy for the Dale-Chall Readability Formula

Grammatical Information:

  • Preposition
  • Usually followed by a gerund rather than an infinitive
  • Prepositions connect words together
  • If a preposition isn't connecting words but modifying one word, as in many phrasal verbs, it can be called a Particle (or an Adverb)

Related Glossary Definitions:

Bring someone down;  Go down;  Knock the ball down;  Top-Down Language Learning

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Similar Words (using 'down' as word stem):

'down' + Suffix

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