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Synonyms for knock down

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. knock-down(a), powerful(verb)

    strong enough to knock down or overwhelm

    "a knock-down blow"


  2. down, knock down, cut down, push down, pull down(verb)

    cause to come or go down

    "The policeman downed the heavily armed suspect"; "The mugger knocked down the old lady after she refused to hand over her wallet"

    land, push down, bring down, pull down, coldcock, mow, raze, trim down, slash, tear down, deck, take down, go through, cut out, dismantle, cut, belt down, trim back, trim, floor, fell, fine-tune, shoot down, cut down, kill, reduce, toss off, pour down, level, bolt down, drink down, cut back, strike down, down, refine, drop, pop, devour, dump, consume, rase, polish, blast


  3. deck, coldcock, dump, knock down, floor(verb)

    knock down with force

    "He decked his opponent"

    grace, bedeck, adorn, blow out of the water, dump, deck, push down, decorate, shock, down, cut down, underprice, ball over, embellish, pull down, coldcock, ditch, bedight, beautify, floor, plunge, take aback, blast


  4. blast, knock down(verb)

    shatter as if by explosion

    crucify, coldcock, dump, deck, down, cut down, blare, pillory, push down, pull down, nail, savage, shoot, floor, boom, shell, blast, smash



  1. knock down(verb)

    sell, reduce, demolish, destroy, knock over

  2. knock down(verb)

    To hit or knock (something), intentionally or accidentally, so that it falls

    As I took the can off the shelf, I knocked down the one beside it.

    knock over, reduce, demolish, destroy, sell

  3. knock down(verb)

    To demolish.

    We knocked down the garden shed when we moved.

    knock over, sell, demolish, reduce, destroy

  4. knock down(verb)

    At an auction, to declare (something) sold with a blow from the gavel.

    The picture was knocked down for \u00A350.

    knock over, demolish, destroy, reduce, sell

  5. knock down(verb)

    To reduce the price of.

    They knocked it down by another \u00A35, so we bought it.

    sell, demolish, destroy, reduce, knock over

  6. knock down(verb)

    To drink fast

    I love to go down the pub and knock down pints of lager.

    demolish, reduce, sell, knock over, destroy

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. knock down

    fell, prostrate

  2. knock down

    knock off (by auction)

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. knock down

    fell, floor, prostrate

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. knock down

    Gene knock down

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  1. knockdown

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How to use knock down in a sentence?

  1. Emily Lyons:

    Remodeling after a breakup depends on the individual and the breakup, if it is going to help you be happy and move on then absolutely it’s a necessity. At one New York City interior design firm they even have a term( used internally) for such projects : break-up decoration therapy. Sean Juneja, CEO of Dcor Aid, says Dcor Aid’s important to start in the bedroom, the most intimate space you shared. Even if you ca n’t afford to knock down any walls, paint them.

  2. Mo Fathelbab:

    I'm a Muslim-American and I'm tired of the rampant Islamophobia overtaking the campaign, and until Muslim Mel Brooks appears on the scene to comically knock down Trump with our version of 'The Producers,' this is the next best thing.

  3. Jere Simpson:

    We thought that if we could just knock down one really big client, we could pay for the whole workforce, and anything we made past that would be extra profit.

  4. Stephen Curry:

    When nights like tonight happen, you find shots and they keep going in, i was just trying to be aggressive, was able to get in the paint a good amount, knock down some threes and keep them honest, and kind of open the game up.

  5. Joe Conlon:

    Down in Central and South America, they’re using these thermal foggers— that can work and knock down the mosquito, but in the U.S, they’re not going to allow federal and state folks to allow them into their homes to do that, it’s not something that mosquito abatement will do, but public pressure may make them do that. People might demand something like that of their own volition.

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