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Synonyms for bring-down

Verb

1. lower, take down, let down, get down, bring down, move, displace
usage: move something or somebody to a lower position; "take down the vase from the shelf"
2. overthrow, subvert, overturn, bring down, depose, force out
usage: cause the downfall of; of rulers; "The Czar was overthrown"; "subvert the ruling class"
3. inflict, bring down, visit, impose, communicate, intercommunicate
usage: impose something unpleasant; "The principal visited his rage on the students"
4. land, put down, bring down, arrive, get, come
usage: cause to come to the ground; "the pilot managed to land the airplane safely"
5. bring down, enthuse
usage: cause to be enthusiastic; "Her playing brought down the house"
6. reduce, cut down, cut back, trim, trim down, trim back, cut, bring down, decrease, lessen, minify
usage: cut down on; make a reduction in; "reduce your daily fat intake"; "The employer wants to cut back health benefits"
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