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take down

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of take down

  1. 1 to reduce to a lower standing in one's own eyes or in others' eyes <there's no need to take us down by making fun of our clothes> Synonyms abase, chasten, cheapen, debase, degrade, demean, discredit, disgrace, dishonor, foul, humiliate, lower, shame, sink, smirch, humbleRelated Words abash, confound, confuse, discomfit, disconcert, discountenance, embarrass, faze, fluster, mortify, nonplus, rattle; belittle, castigate, criticize, cry down, decry, depreciate, detract, diminish, discount, disparage, minimize, put down, ridicule, write off; bad-mouth, defame, defile, libel, malign, slander; affront, insult; censure, condemn, damn, denounce, execrate, reprehend, reprobateNear Antonyms acclaim, applaud, boast, celebrate, cheer, cite, commend, compliment, congratulate, decorate, eulogize, extol (also extoll), fete (or fête), hail, honor, laud, praise, salute, tout; acknowledge, recognize; highlight, play up, spotlight; dignify, ennoble, enshrine, ensky, enthrone, glorify, magnify; advance, boost, lift, promote, raise, upgrade, uplift; idealize, romanticizeAntonyms aggrandize, canonize, deify, elevate, exalt

  2. 2 to take apart <electricians will take down all the lights for the set after the play has finished its run> Synonyms break down, demount, dismantle, dismember, dismount, knock down, strike, disassembleRelated Words detach, disengage; break up, disaggregate, disarticulate, disconnect, disjoin, disjoint, dissever, disunite, divide, separateNear Antonyms build, erect, pitch; combine, uniteAntonyms assemble, construct

  3. 3 to make a written note of <took down the customer's contact information> Synonyms jot (down), log, mark, note, put down, register, report, set down, record, write downRelated Words chronicle, minute, transcribe; enregister, enter, inscribe; chalk (up), notch, score





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