Meaning of 下る in Japanese

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Definition of 下る

  1. (v5r, vi) to hang down; to abate; to retire; to fall; to step back

    The lamp hung from the ceiling.

  1. (v5r, vi) to descend; to go down; to come down
  2. to be handed down (of an order, judgment, etc.) →Related words: 判決が下る
  3. to pass (of time) →Related words: 下って
  4. to surrender; to capitulate
  5. (often in neg. form) to be less than; to be inferior to
  6. to have the runs; to have diarrhea →Related words: 腹が下る

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