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  1. knock downverb

    reduce, demolish, destroy, knock over, sell

  2. knock downverb

    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.

    demolish, sell, destroy, reduce, knock over

  3. knock downverb

    To demolish.

    We knocked down the garden shed when we moved.

    knock over, sell, demolish, reduce, destroy

  4. knock downverb

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

    The picture was knocked down for .

    sell, knock over, demolish, destroy, reduce

  5. knock downverb

    To reduce the price of.

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

    sell, demolish, destroy, reduce, knock over

  6. knock downverb

    To drink fast

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

    demolish, reduce, sell, knock over, destroy

Princeton's WordNet

  1. knock-down(a), powerfulverb

    strong enough to knock down or overwhelm

    "a knock-down blow"


  2. down, knock down, cut down, push down, pull downverb

    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, floorverb

    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 downverb

    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


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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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How to use knock down in a sentence?

  1. Hillary Clinton:

    It will take all of us working together to knock down these barriers to stand for the basic proposition that yes we are all created equal.

  2. 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.

  3. Sanita Belgrave:

    Every opportunity you need in life is behind a door. How many doors are you willing to knock down?

  4. Giannis Antetokounmpo:

    Have pride, keep your man in front of you, don’t allow them to have easy looks, don’t allow them to get easily to the free throw line. Rebound the ball. Make sure when we miss or make shots, you got to box (out). The little things add up in 48 minutes and then you’ll have the result of being good on defense. But if you let the guy shoot an open 3 then let somebody go backdoor, let somebody get offensive rebound then throw it to the 3-point guy so he can knock down the 3, all that builds up and you have a bad night.

  5. Jayson Tatum:

    We’re not where we want to be, the more we can play with pace, guys will get easier looks. We’ll knock down some shots.

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