take down - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theytake down
he/she/ittakes down
present participletaking down
past tensetook down
past participletaken down
  1. 3
    to lower your underwear or trousers without taking them off
  2. 4
    informal to hit or shoot someone so that they fall down
  3. 5
    take someone down British to remove a prisoner from the place where they stand in a court
  4.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    6
    to criticise someone devastatingly so that it is difficult for them to recover

    Barack Obama just took down Donald Trump

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 28/07/2016
See also main entry: take