Synonyms for go down

Synonyms for (verb) go down

Synonyms: go down, decline, wane

Definition: grow smaller

Usage: Interest in the project waned

Similar words: fall, lessen, diminish, decrease

Definition: decrease in size, extent, or range

Usage: The amount of homework decreased towards the end of the semester; The cabin pressure fell dramatically; her weight fell to under a hundred pounds; his voice fell to a whisper


Synonyms: crash, go down

Definition: stop operating

Usage: My computer crashed last night; The system goes down at least once a week

Similar words: break, break down, die, conk out, go, go bad, give out, give way, fail

Definition: stop operating or functioning

Usage: The engine finally went; The car died on the road; The bus we travelled in broke down on the way to town; The coffee maker broke; The engine failed on the way to town; her eyesight went after the accident


Synonyms: go down

Definition: be defeated

Usage: If America goes down, the free world will go down, too

Similar words: lose

Definition: fail to win

Usage: We lost the battle but we won the war


Synonyms: set, go down, go under

Definition: disappear beyond the horizon

Usage: the sun sets early these days

Similar words: 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


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


Synonyms: sink, settle, go down, go under

Definition: go under, "The raft sank and its occupants drowned"

Similar words: 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