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Synonyms for takedowntake·down

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. takedownnoun

    (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, takedownnoun

    a crushing remark

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

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  1. List of paraphrases for "takedown":

    evacuate

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#32560evacuate
#47174takedown
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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. Donald Trump:

    This was an illegal takedown that failed, now is the time to get back on the offense on the economy and growth.

  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. Adam Schiff:

    Transparency continues to be the most effective tool in combating the malign behavior of foreign adversaries who intend to mislead and divide the American public through social media, ..., Facebooks takedown of Iran-linked malign influence pages and accounts is further evidence that such deceptive campaigns are worldwide in ambition. This requires a level of vigilance about disinformation operations that we could not have predicted only a few years ago.

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