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To remain lying on the ground after being knocked down by someone else. Usually used as an imperative. You're no match for him, Steve—stay down! Listen here—our fighter is going to knock you down in the third round, and you're going to stay down, understand?
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.
to remain in a prone, squatting, or sitting position. stay down until the danger is over. stay down so they won't see you.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.