Drowned vs Downed - What's the difference?

drowned | downed |


As verbs the difference between drowned and downed

is that drowned is (drown) while downed is (down).

As adjectives the difference between drowned and downed

is that drowned is that has died by drowning while downed is that has been brought down.

drowned

English

Verb

(head)
  • (drown)
  • Adjective

    (en-adj) (used only before the noun )
  • That has died by drowning.
  • a drowned rat

    Derived terms

    * like a drowned rat

    downed

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (down)
  • The ball was downed at the six yard line.
    He downed an ale and ordered another.

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • That has been brought down
  • the pilot escaped from the downed plane.