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Verb: get down  get dawn
  1. Lower (one's body) as by kneeling
    "Get down on your knees!"
     
  2. Move something down to a less high position
    "get down the vase from the shelf";
    - lower, take down, let down, bring down
     
  3. (riding) alight from (a horse)
    - unhorse, dismount, light, get off, demount
     
  4. Pass through the oesophagus as part of eating or drinking
    - swallow
     
  5. Lower someone's spirits; make downhearted
    - depress, deject, cast down, dismay, dispirit, demoralize, demoralise [Brit]
     
  6. Put down in writing; of texts, musical compositions, etc.
    - write down, set down, put down
     
  7. Take the first step or steps in carrying out an action
    "Let's get down to work now";
    - begin, get, start out, start, set about, set out, commence

Derived forms: got down, getting down, gets down

Type of: come down, consume, descend, discourage, displace, fall, frustrate, go down, have, ingest, move, take, take in, write

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