To be equivalent to; amount to: Hostile takeovers net down to a power grab (1980s+)
We've got two ends of the net down, and with a little care we'll have them all.
Dipping a net down, you might haul up a wagon load as easily as one.
I rigged up poles and sticks and cut little pegs from twigs to hold the net down like a tent.
With a slight breeze and the net down a smack would be simply anchored by the stern to her own gear.
The man put his net down to the bottom of the reservoir, and after drawing it along on the bottom, he took it out again.
We can stake out a net down here under that rock so if either or both the boys fall, they will land all right.
Quickly the little man brought his net down on Jerrys shoulders.
His head came just in the right place and an instant later the professor had brought his net down on the woolly pate of the negro.
He banged the net down on the tire, sprang forward and caught the meshes between his fingers.