Synonyms for take down

Synonyms for (verb) take down

Synonyms: note, take down

Definition: make a written note of

Usage: she noted everything the teacher said that morning

Similar words: put down, get down, set down, write down

Definition: put down in writing; of texts, musical compositions, etc.


Synonyms: rase, raze, pull down, dismantle, take down, tear down, level

Definition: tear down so as to make flat with the ground

Usage: The building was levelled

Similar words: destroy, destruct

Definition: do away with, cause the destruction or undoing of

Usage: The fire destroyed the house


Synonyms: put down, take down, degrade, demean, disgrace

Definition: reduce in worth or character, usually verbally

Usage: She tends to put down younger women colleagues; His critics took him down after the lecture

Similar words: humble, humiliate, mortify, abase, chagrin

Definition: cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of

Usage: He humiliated his colleague by criticising him in front of the boss


Synonyms: bring down, let down, lower, get down, take down

Definition: move something or somebody to a lower position

Usage: take down the vase from the shelf

Similar words: displace, move

Definition: cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense

Usage: Move those boxes into the corner, please; I'm moving my money to another bank; The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant