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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"

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

    knock down with force

    "He decked his opponent"

  4. blast, knock down(verb)

    shatter as if by explosion


  1. Knock down(n.)

    To take apart; to dissassemble; as, to knock down a rifle for cleaning.

  2. Knock down(n.)

    To reduce or discount the price of; as, the dresses were knocked down to twenty dollars.

  3. Knock down(n.)

    To earn (an income).

  4. Knock down(n.)

    To assign to a bidder at an auction, by a blow or knock of the auctioneer's hammer; to sell at an auction; as, the vase was knocked down at two thousand dollars.


  1. knock down(Verb)

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

  2. knock down(Verb)

    To demolish.

  3. knock down(Verb)

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

  4. knock down(Verb)

    To reduce the price of.

  5. knock down(Verb)

    To drink fast


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of knock down in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of knock down in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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