Bring from a higher position to a lower one, as in After the sale they took down all the signs. [c. 1300]
Take apart, dismantle, as in They took down the scaffolding. [Mid-1500s]
Humble or humiliate; see take down a notch.
Record in writing, as in Please take down all these price quotations. [Early 1700s]
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