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 for go down
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  go down
      v 1: move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way;
           "The temperature is going down"; "The barometer is
           falling"; "The curtain fell on the diva"; "Her hand went up
           and then fell again" [syn: descend, fall, go down,
           come down] [ant: arise, ascend, come up, go up,
           lift, move up, rise, uprise]
      2: go under, "The raft sank and its occupants drowned" [syn:
         sink, settle, go down, go under] [ant: float,
      3: grow smaller; "Interest in the project waned" [syn:
         decline, go down, wane]
      4: be recorded or remembered; "She will go down as the first
      5: be ingested; "This wine sure goes down well"; "The food
         wouldn't go down"
      6: be defeated; "If America goes down, the free world will go
         down, too"
      7: disappear beyond the horizon; "the sun sets early these days"
         [syn: set, go down, go under] [ant: ascend, come
         up, rise, uprise]
      8: stop operating; "My computer crashed last night"; "The system
         goes down at least once a week" [syn: crash, go down]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  109 Moby Thesaurus words for "go down":
     be believed, be lost, be received, be swallowed, bite the dust,
     bow, capsize, carry conviction, cascade, cataract, cave, cave in,
     collapse, come down, crash, crumple, decline, descend, die, dip,
     dip down, down, droop, drop, drop down, drop off, ebb, fade, fail,
     fall, fall away, fall down, fall off, find credence, flop,
     flop down, flump, flump down, fold, founder, give way, go downhill,
     go off, go under, gravitate, have enough, hit a slump,
     hit rock bottom, hit the skids, keel, keel over, lapse,
     lick the dust, lose, lose altitude, lose out, lose the day, lower,
     overset, overturn, parachute, pass current, pitch, pitchpole, plop,
     plop down, plummet, plump, plunge, pounce, pour down, precipitate,
     rain, reach the depths, run down, sag, say uncle, scuttle, set,
     settle, settle down, sink, sink down, sink like lead, slide, slip,
     slouch, slump, slump down, somersault, stoop, submerge, submerse,
     submit, subside, succumb, surrender, swag, swoop, take the count,
     topple, touch bottom, trend downward, tumble, turn over,
     turn turtle, upset, upset the boat, wane

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