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English adjective: downwind

1. downwind towards the side away from the wind


Synonymslee


Similarleeward


Antonymswindward


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.


Synonymswindward


Antonymsleeward, upwind









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