- made or constructed so as to be easily dismantled or disassembled.
- Finance. takeout(def 8).
- the act of taking down.
- a firearm designed to be swiftly disassembled or assembled.
- the point of separation of two or more of the parts of a takedown firearm or other device.
- Informal. the act of being humbled.
- Wrestling. a move or series of maneuvers that succeeds in bringing a standing opponent down onto the mat.
- Finance. takeout(def 5).
Origin of takedown
Related Words for takedownopprobrium, injustice, insult, criticism, comment, judgment, appraisal, examination, editorial, commentary, assessment, obloquy, grievance, affront, slight, slur, taunt, dishonor, discourtesy, slap
Examples from the Web for takedown
Contemporary Examples of takedown
What specific actresses did the movie studios send you takedown notices for?The Movie Nudity Maestro: Jim McBride on 15 Years of Mr. Skin and That Scarlett Johansson Scene
August 9, 2014
Read Michael Moynihan's takedown of Oliver Stone's newest production: The Untold History of the United States.Not Breaking: Oliver Stone Loves Junk History
November 19, 2012
Here's his takedown of Gawker's faux outrage about "creepshots:"Reddit v Gawker: Why Can't Both Lose?
October 18, 2012
Sites often play it safe and remove a video if a takedown request comes in from a copyright holder.The Gregory Brothers and the Rise of the Remix Video
February 4, 2011
Both Web-hosting concerns said they'd likely comply in some fashion if a sitting U.S. senator registered a takedown request.Could WikiLeaks Go Homeless?
December 3, 2010
Historical Examples of takedown
In the quiver was the bow, a takedown model, and three dozen arrows.The Pirates of Shan
Harold Leland Goodwin