What does knock out mean?

Definitions for knock out

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. knock out(verb)


    "knock out a target"

  2. knock cold, knock out, kayo(verb)

    knock unconscious or senseless

    "the boxing champion knocked out his opponent in a few seconds"

  3. knock out(verb)

    destroy or break forcefully

    "The windows were knocked out"

  4. knock out(verb)

    overwhelm with admiration

    "All the guys were knocked out by her charm"

  5. knock out(verb)

    empty (as of tobacco) by knocking out

    "knocked out a pipe"


  1. knock out(Verb)

    To strike or bump (someone or something) out.

  2. knock out(Verb)

    To render unconscious, as by a blow to the head.

  3. knock out(Verb)

    To put to sleep.

  4. knock out(Verb)

    To exhaust.

  5. knock out(Verb)

    To complete, especially in haste; knock off.

  6. knock out(Verb)

    To cause a mechanism to become non-functional by damaging or destroying it.

  7. knock out(Verb)

    To eliminate.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of knock out in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Donald Trump:

    First thing is knock out some of the executive orders done by our president.

  2. Gustave Flaubert, "Madame Bovary":

    Human speech is a cracked cauldron on which we knock out tunes for dancing bears, when we wish to conjure pity from the stars.

  3. Donald Trump:

    Jeb is so wrong, you have to knock out ISIS. .... You decide what you have to do after. You can’t fight two wars at one time.

  4. Donald Trump:

    We really have no choice. We have to knock out ISIS, i would listen to the generals, but I'm hearing numbers of 20,000 to 30,000.

  5. Sarah Siciliano:

    I do all the leg work but I exercise everyday anyway so for me it’s a win-win, if you can knock out a client event and your workout at the same time, why not?

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