Definition: take the first step or steps in carrying out an action
Usage: We began working at dawn; Who will start?; Get working as soon as the sun rises!; The first tourists began to arrive in Cambodia; He began early in the day; Let's get down to work now
Definition: put down in writing; of texts, musical compositions, etc.
Definition: pass through the esophagus as part of eating or drinking
Usage: Swallow the raw fish--it won't kill you!
Definition: lower someone's spirits; make downhearted
Usage: These news depressed her; The bad state of her child's health demoralizes her
Definition: alight from (a horse)
Definition: move something or somebody to a lower position
Usage: take down the vase from the shelf
Main entry: get down
Definition: lower (one's body) as by kneeling
Usage: Get down on your knees!