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English verb: ratchet down

1. ratchet down (motion) move by degrees in one direction only


SamplesA ratcheting lopping tool.


Synonymsrachet up, ratchet


Pattern of useSomething is ----ing PP


Broader (hypernym)advance, go on, march on, move on, pass on, progress









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