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Princeton's WordNet

  1. takedownnoun

    (amateur wrestling) being brought to the mat from a standing position

    "a takedown counts two points"

  2. put-down, squelch, squelcher, takedownnoun

    a crushing remark

Wiktionary

  1. takedownnoun

    A taking down: the arrest of a suspect by a police officer.

    Etymology: A bare nominalization of the verb take down.

  2. takedownnoun

    A taking down: an act of bringing one's opponent to the ground by grabbing one or both legs and applying a rearward bending moment.

    Etymology: A bare nominalization of the verb take down.

  3. takedownnoun

    Enforced removal of material from a website, etc.

    Etymology: A bare nominalization of the verb take down.

Freebase

  1. Takedown

    In martial arts and combat sports, a takedown is a technique that involves off-balancing an opponent and bringing him or her to the ground, typically with the combatant performing the takedown landing on top. The process of quickly advancing on an opponent and attempting a takedown is known as shooting for a takedown, or simply shooting. Takedowns are usually distinguished from throws by the forward motion and target of advancement; the terms are used interchangeably for techniques. Takedowns are featured in all forms of wrestling and stand-up grappling.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of takedown in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of takedown in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of takedown in a Sentence

  1. Donald Trump:

    This was an illegal takedown that failed, now is the time to get back on the offense on the economy and growth.

  2. Reece Kershaw:

    Essentially, we have been in the back pockets of organized crime and operationalized a criminal takedown like we have never seen, the use of encrypted communication apps presents significant challenges to law enforcement and ANoM has given law enforcement a window into the level of criminality that we have never seen before on this scale.

  3. Mike Stuart:

    This is not a takedown of corner dealers... and addicts, it is a potential game-changer for Huntington.

  4. Adam Schiff:

    Transparency continues to be the most effective tool in combating the malign behavior of foreign adversaries who intend to mislead and divide the American public through social media, ..., Facebooks takedown of Iran-linked malign influence pages and accounts is further evidence that such deceptive campaigns are worldwide in ambition. This requires a level of vigilance about disinformation operations that we could not have predicted only a few years ago.

  5. Stuart London:

    He used a takedown technique he was taught in the academy. He said he never exerted any pressure on the windpipe and never intended to injure Mr. Garner.

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