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Princeton's WordNet

  1. takedown(noun)

    (amateur wrestling) being brought to the mat from a standing position

    "a takedown counts two points"

    Synonyms:
    put-down, squelch, squelcher

  2. put-down, squelch, squelcher, takedown(noun)

    a crushing remark

    Synonyms:
    squelch circuit, squelcher, squelch, put-down

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    evacuate

How to use takedown in a sentence?

  1. Mike Stuart:

    This is not a takedown of corner dealers... and addicts, it is a potential game-changer for Huntington.

  2. Attorney General Loretta Lynch:

    As this takedown should make clear, health care fraud is not an abstract violation or benign offense, it is a serious crime.

  3. Gurshabad Grover:

    It can lead to en masse takedown of content, intermediaries are often happy to take down perfectly legal content just to avoid liability.

  4. Stuart London:

    He used a takedown technique he was taught in the academy. He said he never exerted any pressure on the windpipe and never intended to injure Mr. Garner.

  5. Stuart London:

    He used a takedown technique he was taught in the academy, he said he never exerted any pressure on the windpipe and never intended to injure Mr. Garner.

Words popularity by usage frequency

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#32560evacuate
#47174takedown
#62045squelch

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