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Princeton's WordNet

  1. knell(verb)

    the sound of a bell rung slowly to announce a death or a funeral or the end of something

  2. knell(verb)

    ring as in announcing death

    Synonyms:
    ring

  3. ring, knell(verb)

    make (bells) ring, often for the purposes of musical edification

    "Ring the bells"; "My uncle rings every Sunday at the local church"

    Synonyms:
    telephone, band, border, environ, peal, echo, phone, reverberate, skirt, resound, call up, surround, call, ring

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    funeral

How to pronounce knell?

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How to use knell in a sentence?

  1. Ellis Taylor:

    Emirates switching all of its order would certainly be the death knell for the A380.

  2. Mark Brooks:

    I would have thought this would be a death knell for that company because their entire business basis is privacy, it just goes to say that all press is good press...The awareness of the brand is through the roof.

  3. John Beck:

    Michigan State University’s probably more a spur toaction than a huge death knell.

  4. Steve Deace:

    I don’t think being left out of the debate is a death knell.

  5. Theodore Roosevelt:

    The death-knell of the republic had rung as soon as the active power became lodged in the hands of those who sought, not to do justice to all citizens, rich and poor alike, but to stand for one special class and for its interests as opposed to the interests of others.


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