What does take down mean?

Definitions for take down

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word take down.

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"


  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.


  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.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of take down in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of take down in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Hillary Clinton:

    They're going to have to help us take down these announcements and these appeals.

  2. Sebastien Berg:

    This was a deliberate act to take down the nuclear reactor, and a very good way to do it.

  3. Chief Executive Greg Hayes:

    It's a big take down and nobody is happy about it, i thought we had to just be realistic in terms of the second half.

  4. Chief Executive Greg Hayes:

    It’s a big take down and nobody is happy about it, i thought we had to just be realistic in terms of the second half.

  5. Gloria Steinem:

    Ronald Reagan stood outside the Berlin Wall and said: 'Take down this wall', we are saying: 'Take down this isolation.'.

Images & Illustrations of take down

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Translations for take down

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • anotar, bajarse, descolgar, apuntar, desmontarSpanish
  • lebont, levesz, leír, lejegyezHungarian

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