Pronunciation: (doun'sīd"), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/downside.html on line 71 [key]
1. the lower side or part.
2. a downward trend, esp. in stock prices.
of or involving a decline, esp. in stock prices: The downside risk on this stock is considered far greater than the potential for gain.
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