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Meaning of word come down from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

come down   verb

Meaning : Move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way.

Example : The temperature is going down.
The barometer is falling.
The curtain fell on the diva.
Her hand went up and then fell again.

Synonyms : descend, fall, go down

Travel up.

We ascended the mountain.
Go up a ladder.
The mountaineers slowly ascended the steep slope.
ascend, go up

Move upward.

The fog lifted.
The smoke arose from the forest fire.
The mist uprose from the meadows.
arise, come up, go up, lift, move up, rise, uprise

Meaning : Be the essential element.

Example : The proposal boils down to a compromise.

Synonyms : boil down, reduce

Meaning : Fall from clouds.

Example : Rain, snow and sleet were falling.
Vesuvius precipitated its fiery, destructive rage on Herculaneum.

Synonyms : fall, precipitate

Meaning : Get sick.

Example : She fell sick last Friday, and now she is in the hospital.

Synonyms : sicken

Meaning : Criticize or reprimand harshly.

Example : The critics came down hard on the new play.