Synonyms for bring down

Synonyms for (verb) bring down

Synonyms: cut, cut back, cut down, bring down, trim, trim back, trim down, reduce

Definition: cut down on; make a reduction in

Usage: reduce your daily fat intake; The employer wants to cut back health benefits

Similar words: lessen, minify, decrease

Definition: make smaller

Usage: He decreased his staff


Synonyms: bring down, visit, inflict, impose

Definition: impose something unpleasant

Usage: The principal visited his rage on the students

Similar words: communicate, intercommunicate

Definition: transmit thoughts or feelings

Usage: He communicated his anxieties to the psychiatrist


Synonyms: bring down

Definition: cause to be enthusiastic

Usage: Her playing brought down the house

Similar words: enthuse

Definition: cause to feel enthusiasm


Synonyms: bring down, let down, lower, get down, take down

Definition: move something or somebody to a lower position

Usage: take down the vase from the shelf

Similar words: displace, move

Definition: cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense

Usage: Move those boxes into the corner, please; I'm moving my money to another bank; The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant


Synonyms: bring down, land, put down

Definition: cause to come to the ground

Usage: the pilot managed to land the airplane safely

Similar words: come, arrive, get

Definition: reach a destination; arrive by movement or progress

Usage: She arrived home at 7 o'clock; She didn't get to Chicago until after midnight


Synonyms: subvert, overthrow, overturn, bring down

Definition: cause the downfall of; of rulers

Usage: The Czar was overthrown; subvert the ruling class

Similar words: depose, force out

Definition: force to leave (an office)