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IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet) of whittle down

The International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) is an alphabetic system of phonetic notation based primarily on the Latin alphabet. With phonetic transcriptions, dictionarie tell you about the pronunciation of words, because the spelling of an English word does not tell you how you should pronounce it. Below is the phonetic transcription of whittle down:
/wɪtəl dawn/

Derived Form of whittle

verb
third person: whittles
past: whittled
past participle: whittled
present participle: whittling
Noun
1
English aeronautical engineer who invented the jet aircraft engine (1907-1996)
SynonymsWhittle, Frank Whittle, Sir Frank Whittle,
Verb
1
cut small bits or pare shavings from
  1. whittle a piece of wood
Synonymspare,
Hypernymscut,
Type ofcut,
See alsowhittler,

Derived Form of down

noun
plural: downs
verb
third person: downs
past: downed
past participle: downed
present participle: downing
adjective
comparitive: more down
superlative: most down
Noun
1
soft fine feathers
Synonymsdown feather,
Hyponymsduck down, goose down, plumule, swan's down,
Hypernymsfeather,
Type offeather, plumage, plume,
Typesduck down, goose down, plumule, swan's down,
2
(American football) a complete play to advance the football
  1. you have four downs to gain ten yards
Hypernymsturn,
Type ofplay, turn,
3
English physician who first described Down's syndrome (1828-1896)
SynonymsDown, John L. H. Down,
Type ofdoc, doctor, Dr., MD, medico, physician,
4
(usually plural) a rolling treeless highland with little soil
Hypernymshighland,
Type ofhighland, upland,
5
fine soft dense hair (as the fine short hair of cattle or deer or the wool of sheep or the undercoat of certain dogs)
Synonymspile,
Hyponymslanugo,
Hypernymshair,
Type ofhair,
Typeslanugo,
Verb
1
drink down entirely
  1. He downed three martinis before dinner
  2. She killed a bottle of brandy that night
  3. They popped a few beer after work
Synonymstoss off, pop, bolt down, belt down, pour down, drink down, kill,
Hypernymsdrink,
Type ofdrink, imbibe,
2
eat immoderately
  1. Some people can down a pound of meat in the course of one meal
Synonymsdevour, consume, go through,
Hypernymseat,
Type ofeat,
3
bring down or defeat (an opponent)
Hypernymsget the better of,
Type ofdefeat, get the better of, overcome,
4
shoot at and force to come down
  1. the enemy landed several of our aircraft
Synonymsshoot down, land,
5
cause to come or go down
  1. The policeman downed the heavily armed suspect
  2. The mugger knocked down the old lady after she refused to hand over her wallet
Synonymsknock down, cut down, push down, pull down,
Hyponymssubmarine,
Hypernymsstrike,
Type ofstrike,
Typessubmarine,
See alsodowner,
6
improve or perfect by pruning or polishing
  1. refine one's style of writing
Synonymspolish, refine, fine-tune,
Hyponymseducate, overrefine,
Hypernymsbetter,
Type ofameliorate, amend, better, improve, meliorate,
Typescivilise, civilize, cultivate, educate, overrefine, over-refine, school, train,
Adjective
1
being or moving lower in position or less in some value
  1. lay face down
  2. the moon is down
  3. our team is down by a run
  4. down by a pawn
  5. the stock market is down today
Antonymsup,
Similarbehind, descending, downbound, downcast, downfield, downward, fallen, low, set, thrown, trailing,
2
becoming progressively lower
Similarfalling,
3
understood perfectly
Synonymsdown pat, mastered,
Similarperfect,
4
extending or moving from a higher to a lower place
Synonymsdownward,
Similardescending,
5
out
Similarout, retired,
6
lower than previously
Synonymsdepressed,
Similarlow,
7
shut
Similarlowered,
8
cut down
Synonymscut, cut down,
Similardowned, felled,
9
not functioning (temporarily or permanently)
Similarinoperative,
10
low in spirits
Synonymsblue, depressed, dispirited, down in the mouth, downcast, downhearted, low, low-spirited,
Similardejected,
11
the fractional price paid in cash at time of purchase
Similarfractional,
Adjective satellite
1
extending or moving from a higher to a lower place
  1. the down staircase
  2. the downward course of the stream
Synonymsdownward,
2
becoming progressively lower
  1. the down trend in the real estate market
3
being put out by a strikeout
  1. two down in the bottom of the ninth
4
understood perfectly
  1. had his algebra problems down
Synonymsdown pat, mastered,
5
lower than previously
  1. the market is depressed
  2. prices are down
Synonymsdepressed,
6
shut
  1. the shades were down
7
not functioning (temporarily or permanently)
  1. we can't work because the computer is down
8
filled with melancholy and despondency
  1. gloomy at the thought of what he had to face
  2. gloomy predictions
  3. a gloomy silence
  4. took a grim view of the economy
  5. the darkening mood
  6. lonely and blue in a strange city
  7. depressed by the loss of his job
  8. a dispirited and resigned expression on her face
  9. downcast after his defeat
  10. feeling discouraged and downhearted
Synonymsgloomy, grim, blue, depressed, dispirited, downcast, downhearted, down in the mouth, low, low-spirited,
Adverb
1
spatially or metaphorically from a higher to a lower level or position
  1. don't fall down
  2. rode the lift up and skied down
  3. prices plunged downward
Synonymsdownwards, downward, downwardly,
Antonymsup, upwards, upward, upwardly,
2
away from a more central or a more northerly place
  1. was sent down to work at the regional office
  2. worked down on the farm
  3. came down for the wedding
  4. flew down to Florida
Antonymsup,
3
paid in cash at time of purchase
  1. put ten dollars down on the necklace
4
from an earlier time
  1. the story was passed down from father to son
5
to a lower intensity
  1. he slowly phased down the light until the stage was completely black
Antonymsup,
6
in an inactive or inoperative state
  1. the factory went down during the strike
  2. the computer went down again

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