Synonyms for come down

Synonyms for (verb) come down

Synonyms: sicken, come down

Definition: get sick

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

Similar words: worsen, decline

Definition: grow worse

Usage: Conditions in the slum worsened


Synonyms: reduce, boil down, come down

Definition: be the essential element

Usage: The proposal boils down to a compromise

Similar words: become, turn

Definition: undergo a change or development

Usage: The water turned into ice; Her former friend became her worst enemy; He turned traitor


Synonyms: come down

Definition: criticize or reprimand harshly

Usage: The critics came down hard on the new play

Similar words: criticise, criticize, pick apart, knock

Definition: find fault with; express criticism of; point out real or perceived flaws

Usage: The paper criticized the new movie; Don't knock the food--it's free


Synonyms: go down, come down, fall, descend

Definition: move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way

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

Similar words: go, locomote, travel, move

Definition: change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically

Usage: How fast does your new car go?; We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus; The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect; The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell; news travelled fast