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English adjective: downwind

1. downwind towards the side away from the wind




English adverb: downwind

1. downwind with the wind; in the direction the wind is blowing

SamplesThey flew downwind.

Antonymsagainst the wind, into the wind, upwind

2. downwind away from the wind

SamplesThey were sailing windward.


Antonymsleeward, upwind

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