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down·stairs / ˈdounˈste(ə)rz/ • adv. down a flight of stairs: I tripped over the cat and fell downstairs. ∎  on or to a lower floor: we were waiting for you downstairs she called him downstairs.• adj. situated downstairs: the downstairs bathroom.• n. the ground floor or lower floors of a building: the downstairs was hardly damaged at all.