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 Dictionary entry overview: What does flag down mean? 

FLAG DOWN (verb)
  The verb FLAG DOWN has 1 sense:

1. signal to stop

  Familiarity information: FLAG DOWN used as a verb is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

FLAG DOWN (verb)

Sense 1flag down [BACK TO TOP]


Signal to stop

Classified under:

Verbs of walking, flying, swimming

Context examples:

Let's flag down a cab--it's starting to rain / The policeman flagged down our car

Hypernyms (to "flag down" is one way to...):

stop (cause to stop)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s somebody

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