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2 definitions found
 for take down
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  take down
      v 1: move something or somebody to a lower position; "take down
           the vase from the shelf" [syn: lower, take down, let
           down, get down, bring down] [ant: bring up,
           elevate, get up, lift, raise]
      2: reduce in worth or character, usually verbally; "She tends to
         put down younger women colleagues"; "His critics took him
         down after the lecture" [syn: take down, degrade,
         disgrace, demean, put down]
      3: tear down so as to make flat with the ground; "The building
         was levelled" [syn: level, raze, rase, dismantle,
         tear down, take down, pull down] [ant: erect, put
         up, raise, rear, set up]
      4: make a written note of; "she noted everything the teacher
         said that morning" [syn: note, take down]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  166 Moby Thesaurus words for "take down":
     abase, abash, admonish, bear down, beat down, blow down, blow over,
     book, bowl down, bowl over, break down, bring down, bring low,
     bring to book, bulldog, bulldoze, burn down, calendar,
     call to account, carve, cast down, catalog, chalk, chalk up,
     chastise, check in, chide, chop down, chronicle, consume, correct,
     couch, crush, cut, cut down, dash down, debase, deck, degrade,
     demean, demolish, depress, detrude, devour, diminish, disassemble,
     dismantle, dismember, dismount, dispatch, dispose of, docket, down,
     downbear, drop, dump, dump on, eat up, engrave, enroll, enscroll,
     enter, fell, fetch down, file, fill out, flatten, floor,
     get away with, get down, grave, ground, haul down, have words with,
     hew down, impanel, incise, indent, index, ingest, inscribe, insert,
     jot down, knock down, knock over, lay level, lay low, lay out,
     lecture, let down, level, list, log, lower, make a memorandum,
     make a note, make an entry, make out, mark down, matriculate,
     minute, mow down, note, note down, objurgate, place upon record,
     poll, post, post up, precipitate, press down, prostrate, pull down,
     push down, put away, put down, put in writing, put on paper,
     put on tape, rase, rate, raze, rebuke, record, reduce,
     reduce to writing, register, reprehend, reprimand, reprove, scold,
     send headlong, set down, set straight, sink, smash, spank,
     spread-eagle, steamroller, straighten out, supinate, surround,
     swallow, tabulate, take apart, take in, take to task, tape,
     tape-record, tear down, throw, throw down, thrust down, topple,
     trip, trip up, tuck in, tumble, upbraid, videotape, whack down,
     write, write down, write in, write out, write up
  
  

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