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Definition of going down

go down

verb - intransitive

  • as a greeting, a rhetorical question asking about what's happening.
    Hey man, what's goin' down?

    Last edited on Dec 16 2010. Submitted by Monica A. on Oct 17 2003.

  • to happen.
    It's about to go down.
                                                                        

    Citation from "Instinct", Dollhouse (TV), Season 2 Episode 2 (2009) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
                                                         

    Citation from Axe commercial blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
                                                                                               

                                                                            

    Citation from "The New Guy", Warehouse 13 (TV), Season 3 Episode 1 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

    Citation from "Pilot", American Dad (TV), Season 1 Episode 1 (2005) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
    • See more words with the same meaning: to happen.

    Last edited on Nov 21 2012. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Oct 03 2009.

  • to be exposed for wrongdoing.
                                                                                                                    

    Citation from "Beyond Belief", Lie To Me (TV, 2010), Season 3 Episode 6 blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Nov 29 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Nov 29 2010.

  • to lose.
                                                  

    Citation from "Good Cop Bad Dog", Modern Family (TV) , Season 2 Episode 22 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Jul 29 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Jul 29 2011.

  • to fail.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

    Citation from "Conscience", Wilfred (US TV), Season 1 Episode 6 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Oct 15 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Oct 15 2011.

  • to have one's reputation at one's current job ruined, or to have one's career ruined.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                

    Citation from "All the Right Friends", Covert Affairs (TV), Season 2 Episode 4 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Oct 18 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Oct 18 2011.

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Other terms relating to 'business (related to)':

Definitions include: money used to start a business.
Definitions include: the acquisition of one company by another, for the purpose of acquiring the employees more so than other aspects of the company's business.
Definitions include: acronym for "patient fell over", a notation used by doctors in the UK on medical charts.
Definitions include: "business".
Definitions include: a person hired for their expertise.
Definitions include: "executive."
Definitions include: a sales pitch.
Definitions include: The Salvation Army.
Definitions include: a break in the workday when employees gather to ingest drugs.
Definitions include: a corporate performance review system in which employees are ranked in their performance, and the bottom-performing employees are terminated.
Definitions include: an organization.
Definitions include: the contract involved in an agreement.
Definitions include: a residence or work place.
Definitions include: to take something vertical, i.e. to upper management.
Definitions include: to play with a Hacky Sack (footbag.)

Other terms relating to 'to happen':

Definitions include: cool, tight, etc.
Definitions include: to happen without problems.
Definitions include: happening.
Definitions include: what's up or what are you doing today.
Definitions include: alternate spelling of crackalacking.
Definitions include: alternate spelling of crackalackin'.
Definitions include: to express that something is inevitably going to happen; to express that something will occur;
Definitions include: good
Definitions include: v. to flatulate.
Definitions include: "happening".

Other terms relating to 'to lose, be defeated, fail':

Definitions include: acronym of "Biggest Beating Ever," which can refer to "beating" as in a severe physical attack, or a severe defeat e.g. in a competitive sport.
Definitions include: to make an irreparable (possibly tragic) mistake.
Definitions include: a total failure.
Definitions include: a loser.
Definitions include: See own.
Definitions include: to fail.
Definitions include: to experience traumatic physical contact with a stationary object.
Definitions include: to completely fail a task.
Definitions include: to make a futile attempt.
Definitions include: to perform terribly.
Definitions include: to fail or err due to pressure.
Definitions include: to fail.
Definitions include: to fail
Definitions include: to be unsuccessful.
Definitions include: to fall and hit the ground.

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Other terms relating to 'down':

Definitions include: to prepare for hardship.
Definitions include: a fight or severe beating.
Definitions include: It means having to beat someone up.
Definitions include: to back down from a situation.
Definitions include: to vomit into a toilet.
Definitions include: also "bow down to the white porcelain god."
Definitions include: to sadden one.
Definitions include: to greatly impress a crowd.
Definitions include: unattractive.
Definitions include: a person who has oral sex and intercourse with multiple people.
Definitions include: to knuckle down; to submit to; to melt down; to be unable to take the heat; to give in.
Definitions include: overly formal, conservative.
Definitions include: to eat.
Definitions include: to give someone oral sex.
Definitions include: to stop being angry.

Other terms relating to 'go':

Definitions include: completely ready.
Definitions include: acronym for "best friends forever who eat out and go shopping a lot".
Definitions include: used to tell someone to stop messing with people.
Definitions include: excited and ready to start.
Definitions include: from the beginning.
Definitions include: acronym for "got to go".
Definitions include: acronym of "goes away from keyboard".
Definitions include: "goes in to".
Definitions include: the beginning.
Definitions include: to get a person excited.
Definitions include: to move one's legs.
Definitions include: acronym for "go fuck yourself".
Definitions include: acronym for "go fuck yourself".
Definitions include: acronym of "go fuck yourself."
Definitions include: acronym for "good game."

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