Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun take_down

2 senses of takedown

Sense 1
takedown -- ((amateur wrestling) being brought to the mat from a standing position; "a takedown counts two points")
       => fall, pin -- (when a wrestler's shoulders are forced to the mat)

Sense 2
put-down, squelch, squelcher, takedown -- (a crushing remark)
       => derision -- (contemptuous laughter)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb take_down

4 senses of take down

Sense 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")
       => move, displace -- (cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense; "Move those boxes into the corner, please"; "I'm moving my money to another bank"; "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant")

Sense 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")
       => humiliate, mortify, chagrin, humble, abase -- (cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of; "He humiliated his colleague by criticising him in front of the boss")

Sense 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")
       => destroy, destruct -- (do away with, cause the destruction or undoing of; "The fire destroyed the house")

Sense 4
note, take down -- (make a written note of; "she noted everything the teacher said that morning")
       => write down, set down, get down, put down -- (put down in writing; of texts, musical compositions, etc.)

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