downriver
adverb or adjective Date: 1760 toward or at a point nearer the mouth of a river

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  • Downriver — Metro Detroit Country United States State …   Wikipedia

  • downriver — ► ADVERB & ADJECTIVE ▪ towards or situated at a point nearer the mouth of a river …   English terms dictionary

  • downriver — [doun′riv′ər] adv., adj. toward the mouth of a river; with or in the current of a river …   English World dictionary

  • downriver — 1. adjective Closer to the mouth of a river My house is downriver to his. 2. adverb Travelling in the direction of the river current. It is easier to paddle downriver. Syn: downstream …   Wiktionary

  • downriver — /down riv euhr/, adv., adj. with or in the direction of the current of a river: logs floating downriver. [1885 90; DOWN1 + RIVER1] * * * …   Universalium

  • downriver — down|riv|er [daunˈrıvə US ər] adv in the direction that the water in a river is flowing ≠ ↑upriver →↑downstream ▪ The bridge was another mile downriver …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • downriver — adverb in the direction that the water in a river is flowing: The bridge was another mile downriver. compare downstream …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • downriver — kelt (a spawned out or spent Salmo salar or other salmonid up until the time it enters salt water. A name used in British Columbia. Also called dropback) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • downriver — down|riv|er [ ,daun rıvər ] adjective, adverb at or toward a place that is farther along a river as it flows in the direction of the ocean ─ opposite UPRIVER …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • downriver — see down river …   English dictionary

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