take down

verb

Definition of take down

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to lower without removing took down his pants

  3. 2a :  to pull to pieces take down a buildingb :  disassemble take a rifle down

  4. 3 :  to lower the spirit or vanity of

  5. 4a :  to write down took down some notesb :  to record by mechanical means

  6. intransitive verb
  7. :  to become seized or attacked especially by illness

Examples of take down in a sentence

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

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

14th Century

First Known Use of take down

14th century



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