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down·stairs

 (doun′stârz′)
adv.
1. Down the stairs: raced my friend downstairs.
2. To or on a lower floor: waited downstairs while her parents were getting dressed.
n. (used with a sing. verb)
The lower or main floor.
adj. downstairs (doun′stârz′) also down·stair (-stâr′)
Located on a lower or main floor.

downstair

(ˈdaʊnˌstɛə)
adj
situated on a lower floor
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.downstair - on or of lower floors of a building; "the downstairs (or downstair) phone"
References in classic literature ?
This resolution to come downstairs was heard with trembling by the wife and children.
Run downstairs, Jip, and fetch me all the sails you see.
She pulled down the bed-clothes, took him in her arms, and carried him downstairs.
I am afraid you'll be cold upstairs," observed Dolly, addressing Anna; "I want to move you downstairs, and we shall be nearer.
Peepy (so self-named) was the unfortunate child who had fallen downstairs, who now interrupted the correspondence by presenting himself, with a strip of plaster on his forehead, to exhibit his wounded knees, in which Ada and I did not know which to pity most-- the bruises or the dirt.
Tell Miss Bygrave," he said to the servant, "that our walk this morning is put off until another opportunity, and that I won't trouble her to come downstairs.
But I do expect him to leave word downstairs of the time at which he is likely to return.
Now which will you have; that about Ivedy-Avedy, or about Humpy-Dumpy, who tumbled downstairs, and yet after all came to the throne and married the princess?
Tabitha came downstairs mewing dreadfully--"Come in, Cousin Ribby, come in, and sit ye down
Poyser often told Adam she was wanting to show him what a good housekeeper he would have; but he "doubted the lass was o'erdoing it--she must have a bit o' rest when her aunt could come downstairs.
I've been talking to him downstairs," Aynesworth said.
Let me lead you downstairs,' said the ever-gallant Mr.