come down

come down ( 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}] [ant: rise, ascend]
     2: be the essential element; "The proposal boils down to a
        compromise" [syn: reduce, boil down]
     3: fall from clouds; "rain, snow and sleet were falling";
        "Vesuvius precipitated its fiery, destructive rage on
        Herculaneum." [syn: precipitate, fall]
     4: get sick; "She fell sick last Friday, and now she is in the
        hospital" [syn: sicken]
     5: criticize or reprimand harshly; "The critics came down hard
        on the new play"