English dictionary



Hint: Question mark (?) is a wildcard. Question mark substitutes one character.

English noun: takedown

1. takedown (event) (amateur wrestling) being brought to the mat from a standing position


SamplesA takedown counts two points.


Broader (hypernym)fall, pin


Part meronymwrestling match


Domain categorygrappling, rassling, wrestling

2. takedown (communication) a crushing remark


Synonymsput-down, squelch, squelcher


Broader (hypernym)derision


Domain usagecolloquialism









Based on WordNet 3.0 copyright © Princeton University.
Web design: Orcapia v/Per Bang. English edition: .
2018 onlineordbog.dk