takedown

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n takedown a crushing remark
    • n takedown (amateur wrestling) being brought to the mat from a standing position "a takedown counts two points"
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Usage

In literature:

In the quiver was the bow, a takedown model, and three dozen arrows.
"The Pirates of Shan" by Harold Leland Goodwin
I heard you takedown some of the books, then a rustling, then the chink of money.
"A Woman Perfected" by Richard Marsh
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In news:

Windsor's Cosme Martinez gets a takedown during the Wizard Duals last weekend.
On Thursday, Google released a huge amount of data on how it responds to copyright-related takedown requests.
Bouchard was also sacked five times with Cumberland 's junior Dan Pizzarelli finishing with two takedowns.
Newman, ' Encyclopedia of Classic Takedowns'.
In the second to last episode of the series, the villains of the Upper East Side come together for the ultimate takedown.
Universal Music demands takedown of YouTube video showing dancing baby.
Pirate Takedown, Force Recon Style by Capt.
TAKEDOWN The Pursuit and Capture of Kevin Mitnick, America's Most Wanted Computer Outlaw .
Sponsors pledge any dollar amount of their choice for every win, pin or takedowns that wrestler or team accumulates throughout the season.
A woman arrested by federal investigators in a takedown of a phishing scheme has been sentenced to five years in federal prison.
It is time to stop punishing the monkey, and realize that there are better solutions than takedowns.
"Major takedowns can have a perceptible impact for weeks, even months, but that doesn't mean it will be the case here," David Harley, senior research fellow at ESET, said in an e-mail.
Stephen Colbert's takedown of Fox News' Libya coverage.
Tenth Anniversary Chili Takedown .
AMC Networks' Q3 Profts Hampered by Dish Takedown .
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