Definitions for knock down

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word knock down

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

GCIDE

  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.

Wiktionary

  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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. 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.

  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. Ben Carson:

    We're not in the era now where you send, you know, big armies to fight or, you know, air forces. We're in a place where you use a jet plane as a missile to knock down buildings; where dirty bombs can be used to extinguish large numbers of people, there are lots of different techniques that you use -- cyber-attacks, attacking our electrical grid.

  4. 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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