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Definition of take this down a notch

take down a notch

verb - transitive

  • to decrease.
                                                                                                  

    Citation from Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002 film) censored in hope of resolving Google's penalty against this site.
                                                                                                                                  

                                                                                                          

    Citation from "Chapter 4", Eastbound & Down (TV), Season 1 Episode 4 (2009) censored in hope of resolving Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Nov 04 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Jun 10 2011.

  • to decrease a person's self-image.
    Your criticism took him down a notch.

    Last edited on Jun 24 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Jun 10 2011.

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Other terms relating to 'to decrease, reduce':

Definitions include: to reduce.
Definitions include: to relax; "hang out".
Definitions include: to reduce.
Definitions include: to calm down.
Definitions include: to reduce in frequency or intensity.

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Other terms relating to 'a':

Definitions include: amphetamine.
Definitions include: the best.
Definitions include: something you have now is worth more than two things you have just a chance of getting.
Definitions include: excessive.
Definitions include: sexual activity.
Definitions include: In the West/Central Canadian accent, "about" is pronounced somewhere between "aboot" and "a boat".
Definitions include: a little crazy
Definitions include: an unspecified small number.
Definitions include: to play around.
Definitions include: very common.
Definitions include: a mythical creature who is extremely happy or fortunate.
Definitions include: a non-specified price.
Definitions include: a non-specified price.
Definitions include: to collide with a tree.
Definitions include: an ugly face.

Other terms relating to 'down':

Definitions include: to prepare for hardship.
Definitions include: a fight or severe beating.
Definitions include: It means having to beat someone up.
Definitions include: to back down from a situation.
Definitions include: to vomit into a toilet.
Definitions include: also "bow down to the white porcelain god."
Definitions include: to sadden one.
Definitions include: to greatly impress a crowd.
Definitions include: unattractive.
Definitions include: a person who has oral sex and intercourse with multiple people.
Definitions include: to knuckle down; to submit to; to melt down; to be unable to take the heat; to give in.
Definitions include: overly formal, conservative.
Definitions include: to eat.
Definitions include: to give someone oral sex.
Definitions include: to stop being angry.

Other terms relating to 'notch':

Definitions include: to increase the intensity of something.
Definitions include: old western action describing how many people they had killed by carving a notch in the handle of their gun.
Definitions include: to reduce.
Definitions include: a remarkable achievement, especially in a successive string or tally of casual sexual partners.
Definitions include: an achievement marked by the number of one's casual sexual partners. Compare with a notch in (someone's) belt.
Definitions include: Fine as hell, perfect body.

Other terms relating to 'take':

Definitions include: "Chill, don't worry about it."
Definitions include: a second look.
Definitions include: compromise.
Definitions include: "Both people involved in a bad situation are to be blamed."
Definitions include: to beat severely, or defeat severely.
Definitions include: taking bribes.
Definitions include: the result of someone taking the piss.
Definitions include: to rob or extort.
Definitions include: to have to go take a shit.
Definitions include: to mistreat.
Definitions include: to get something to eat.
Definitions include: to take a look.
Definitions include: taking a chance on something.
Definitions include: to defecate.
Definitions include: he needs to relax.

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