how to pronounce down

/ˈdaʊn/

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The above transcription of down is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

down is pronounced in one syllable

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daʊn

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An example use of down in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… can go all the way down to the bone for …”

meaning of down

Down means to move or come down from a higher place to a lower place.

words with pronunciation similar to down

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