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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"

    Antonyms:
    weak

  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"

    Synonyms:
    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

    Antonyms:
    weak

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

    knock down with force

    "He decked his opponent"

    Synonyms:
    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

    Antonyms:
    weak

  4. blast, knock down(verb)

    shatter as if by explosion

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

    Antonyms:
    weak

Wiktionary

  1. knock down(verb)

    Synonyms:
    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.

    Synonyms:
    knock over, reduce, demolish, destroy, sell

  3. knock down(verb)

    To demolish.

    We knocked down the garden shed when we moved.

    Synonyms:
    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.

    Synonyms:
    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.

    Synonyms:
    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.

    Synonyms:
    demolish, reduce, sell, knock over, destroy

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. knock down

    Synonyms:
    fell, prostrate

  2. knock down

    Synonyms:
    knock off (by auction)

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. knock down

    Synonyms:
    fell, floor, prostrate

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. knock down

    Synonyms:
    Gene knock down

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How to say knock down in sign language?

  1. knockdown

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How to use knock down in a sentence?

  1. Robert Sykes:

    Gwyneth Paltrow was skiing out of control, what Ms. Paltrow did that day was knock down Terry Sanderson, pick herself up, dust herself off and ski off without rendering any help.

  2. Condoleezza Rice:

    Vladimir Putin is out there talking about his nuclear missiles and we should just say, first of all, nobody has ever said American missile defenses could knock down thousands of Russian missiles—I told him that myself, personally, when I was secretary of state, that missile defense is aimed at Iran or North Korea—not Russia.

  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. Sean King Park Strategies:

    Beijing will express total outrage at the [UN tribunal] ruling, refusing to acknowledge its validity. Vietnam and others will politely applaud a favorable Manila ruling, as it’ll knock down Beijing a peg or two and thus, at least rhetorically, strengthen their own posture versus Beijing.

  5. 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.


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