download

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English[edit]

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From down- +‎ load.

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Noun[edit]

download (plural downloads)

  1. A file transfer to the local computer, especially one in progress.
    The download took longer than I expected.
  2. A file that has been, or will be transferred in this way.
    I got the download but it wouldn't work on my computer.

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Verb[edit]

download (third-person singular simple present downloads, present participle downloading, simple past and past participle downloaded)

  1. (transitive) To transfer (computer data, especially as one or more files) from a remote computer (server) to a local computer, usually via a network.
    You can download a trial version of the program for thirty days to determine whether you want to purchase the full version.
  2. (transitive, nonstandard) upload; to copy a file from a local computer to a remote computer via a network.
  3. (transitive, nonstandard) to transfer a file to or from removable media.
    I needed to download photos to a CD-ROM
  4. (transitive, nonstandard) to install software.

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

download m

  1. A download.

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Verb[edit]

download

  1. first-person singular present indicative of downloaden
  2. imperative of downloaden

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

download m (invariable)

  1. (computing) download

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

download m (plural downloads)

  1. download (file transfer to the local computer)

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