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See also: takedown
- 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.
- To remove something from a hanging position.
- We need to take down the curtains to be cleaned.
- To write down as a note, especially to record something spoken.
- If you have a pen, you can take down my phone number.
- To remove a temporary structure such as scaffolding.
- When everything else is packed, we can take down the tent.
- To lower an item of clothing without removing it.
- The doctor asked me to take down my trousers.
- (of a person) To crush; to destroy or kill.
- (combat sports) To force one’s opponent off their feet in order to transition from striking to grappling in jujitsu, mixed martial arts, etc.
remove something from a wall or similar vertical surface to which it is fixed
remove something from a hanging position
write a note, usually recording something that is said
remove a temporary structure such as scaffolding
lower an item of clothing without removing it