take down

Definitions of take down
  1. verb
    move something or somebody to a lower position
    take down the vase from the shelf”
    synonyms: bring down, get down, let down, lower
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    bring up, elevate, get up, lift, raise
    raise from a lower to a higher position
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    lower and bring partially inboard
    lower (prices or markets)
    lower briefly
    lower or bend (the head or upper body), as in a nod or bow
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    displace, move
    cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
  2. verb
    tear down so as to make flat with the ground
    synonyms: dismantle, level, pull down, rase, raze, tear down
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    erect, put up, raise, rear, set up
    construct, build, or erect
    flatten with or as if with a bulldozer
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    destroy, destruct
    do away with, cause the destruction or undoing of
  3. verb
    reduce in worth or character, usually verbally
    synonyms: degrade, demean, disgrace, put down
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    lower in grade or rank or force somebody into an undignified situation
    dehumanise, dehumanize
    deprive of human qualities
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    abase, chagrin, humble, humiliate, mortify
    cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of
  4. verb
    make a written note of
    synonyms: note
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    get down, put down, set down, write down
    put down in writing; of texts, musical compositions, etc.
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