Take down - definition, transcription

Amer.  |ˈteɪk ˈdaʊn|
Brit.  |teɪk daʊn|


- move something or somebody to a lower position (syn: bring down, get down, let down, lower)
take down the vase from the shelf
- reduce in worth or character, usually verbally (syn: degrade, demean, disgrace, put down)
- tear down so as to make flat with the ground (syn: dismantle, level, pull down, rase, raze, tear down)
- make a written note of (syn: note)

Extra examples

The building is to be taken down.

...there's no need to take us down by making fun of our clothes...

...electricians will take down all the lights for the set after the play has finished its run...

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