take down

Primary Meanings of take down

1.
v
move something or somebody to a lower position
2.
v
make a written note of
Full Definitions of take down
1

v move something or somebody to a lower position

take down the vase from the shelf”
Synonyms:
bring down, get down, let down, lower
Antonyms:
bring up, elevate, get up, lift, raise
raise from a lower to a higher position
Types:
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reef
lower and bring partially inboard
depress
lower (prices or markets)
dip
lower briefly
incline
lower or bend (the head or upper body), as in a nod or bow
Type of:
displace, move
cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense

v tear down so as to make flat with the ground

Synonyms:
dismantle, level, pull down, rase, raze, tear down
Antonyms:
erect, put up, raise, rear, set up
construct, build, or erect
Types:
bulldoze
flatten with or as if with a bulldozer
Type of:
destroy, destruct
do away with, cause the destruction or undoing of

v reduce in worth or character, usually verbally

Synonyms:
degrade, demean, disgrace, put down
Types:
reduce
lower in grade or rank or force somebody into an undignified situation
dehumanise, dehumanize
deprive of human qualities
Type of:
abase, chagrin, humble, humiliate, mortify
cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of
2

v make a written note of

Synonyms:
note
Type of:
get down, put down, set down, write down
put down in writing; of texts, musical compositions, etc.

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