How do we spell down?
Correct spelling for the English word “down” is [dˈa͡ʊn], [dˈaʊn], [d_ˈaʊ_n] (IPA phonetic alphabet).
What is the meaning of spell down?
: to defeat in a spelling match. spelldown. plural -s. Definition of spelldown (Entry 2 of 2) : a spelling match that begins with all the contestants standing and ends when all but one have been forced by the rules to sit down after misspelling a word.
What verb is down?
transitive verb. 1 : to cause to go or come down (see down entry 1) : such as. a : to cause to fall by or as if by shooting : bring down sense 1 downed the enemy helicopter. b : consume sense 3 downing slices of pizza.
noun. the lowest or deepest part of anything, as distinguished from the top: the bottom of a hill; the bottom of a page. the under or lower side; underside: the bottom of a typewriter. the ground under any body of water: the bottom of the sea.
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