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take down

 
Noun take down has 2 senses
  1. takedown - (amateur wrestling) being brought to the mat from a standing position; "a takedown counts two points"
    --1 is a kind of fall, pin
    --1 is a part of wrestling match
  2. put-down, squelch, squelcher, takedown - a crushing remark
    --2 is a kind of derision
    Derived form: verb take down2
Verb take down has 4 senses
  1. lower, take down, let down, get down, bring down - move something or somebody to a lower position; "take down the vase from the shelf"
    --1 is one way to move, displace
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Somebody ----s somebody PP
    Somebody ----s something PP
  2. take down, degrade, disgrace, demean, put down - reduce in worth or character, usually verbally; "She tends to put down younger women colleagues"; "His critics took him down after the lecture"
    --2 is one way to humiliate, mortify, chagrin, humble, abase
    Derived form: noun takedown2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
  3. level, raze, rase, dismantle, tear down, take down, pull down - tear down so as to make flat with the ground; "The building was levelled"
    --3 is one way to destroy, destruct
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  4. note, take down - make a written note of; "she noted everything the teacher said that morning"
    --4 is one way to write down, set down, get down, put down
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
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