(amateur wrestling) being brought to the mat from a standing position
"a takedown counts two points"
put-down, squelch, squelcher, takedown(noun)
a crushing remark
A taking down: the arrest of a suspect by a police officer.
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.
Enforced removal of material from a website, etc.
Origin: A bare nominalization of the verb take down.
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.
The numerical value of takedown in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of takedown in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
This is not a takedown of corner dealers... and addicts, it is a potential game-changer for Huntington.
As this takedown should make clear, health care fraud is not an abstract violation or benign offense, it is a serious crime.
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.
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.
He indicated he never used a chokehold, 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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