take apart - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theytake apart
he/she/ittakes apart
present participletaking apart
past tensetook apart
past participletaken apart
  1. 2
    mainly journalism to beat someone very easily in a game or sport
  2. 3
    to criticize a person or an idea very severely
See also main entry: take