Definitions for take down

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lower, take down, let down, get down, bring down(verb)

    move something or somebody to a lower position

    "take down the vase from the shelf"

  2. take down, degrade, disgrace, demean, put down(verb)

    reduce in worth or character, usually verbally

    "She tends to put down younger women colleagues"; "His critics took him down after the lecture"

  3. level, raze, rase, dismantle, tear down, take down, pull down(verb)

    tear down so as to make flat with the ground

    "The building was levelled"

  4. note, take down(verb)

    make a written note of

    "she noted everything the teacher said that morning"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. take down(verb)ɪk

    ≠ set up, put up

    They were taking down the circus tent.

  2. take downɪk

    to write sth on paper

    She took down my name and address.

Wiktionary

  1. take down(Verb)

    To remove something from a wall or similar vertical surface to which it is fixed.

  2. take down(Verb)

    To remove something from a hanging position.

  3. take down(Verb)

    To write a note. Usually to record something that is said.

  4. take down(Verb)

    To remove a temporary structure such as scaffolding.

  5. take down(Verb)

    To lower an item of clothing without removing it.

Freebase

  1. Take Down

    Take Down is a 1979 sports film released by Buena Vista Distribution Company about an unqualified teacher who finds himself saddled with coaching duties after a small group of high school seniors form a wrestling team in a last-ditch effort to end a 9-year losing streak against a rival school.


Translations for take down

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

take down

to make a note or record of

He took down her name and address.

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