take down

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to take down

  1. To remove something from a wall or similar vertical surface to which it is fixed.
    He took down the picture and replaced it with the framed photograph.
  2. To remove something from a hanging position.
    We need to take down the curtains to be cleaned.
  3. To write a note. Usually to record something that is said.
    If you have a pen, you can take down my phone number.
  4. To remove a temporary structure such as scaffolding.
    When everything else is packed, we can take down the tent.
  5. To lower an item of clothing without removing it.
    The doctor asked me to take down my trousers.

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