Definition of Downed

1. Verb. (past of down) ¹



2. Adjective. That has been brought down ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Downed

1. down [v] - See also: down

Lexicographical Neighbors of Downed

downcore
downcourt
downcurved
downcycle
downcycled
downcycles
downcycling
downdip
downdraft
downdraft gasifier
downdrafts
downdraught
downdraughts
downdraw
downdrift
downed (current term)
downer
downers
downest
downey heads
downeyite
downface
downfall
downfallen
downfalling
downfallings
downfalls
downfield
downflow
downflowing

Literary usage of Downed

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Writings in Prose and Verse of Rudyard Kipling by Rudyard Kipling (1899)
"I come in to feel if I could throw 'im, an' 'e got me one on the mouth that downed me an' — look 'ere! ..."

2. Seven Firefights in Vietnam by John A. Cash (1985)
"downed CREW LEAVES POPULAR FORCES COMPOUND for rescue helicopter. "See if you can signal them to come down here," said Hunt. But the Vietnamese seemed to be ..."

3. Army Life of an Illinois Soldier: Including a Day by Day Record of Sherman's by Charles Wright Wills (1906)
"Forty downed the Rebel and choked him until he surrendered. Some 26th boys captured a Rebel colonel after we crossed the Congaree creek. ..."

4. The Lives of William McKinley and Garret A. Hobart, Republican Presidential by Henry Benajah Russell (1896)
"ELECTED GOVERNOR IN 1891 — McKINLEY COULD NOT BE downed. McKinley Returns to Washington — His Defeat Really a Victory —Regarded as a Hero rather than a ..."

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