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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"

  3. deck, coldcock, dump, knock down, floorverb

    knock down with force

    "He decked his opponent"

  4. blast, knock downverb

    shatter as if by explosion

GCIDE

  1. Knock downnoun

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

  2. Knock downnoun

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

  3. Knock downnoun

    To earn (an income).

  4. Knock downnoun

    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 downverb

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

  2. knock downverb

    To demolish.

  3. knock downverb

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

  4. knock downverb

    To reduce the price of.

  5. knock downverb

    To drink fast

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Numerology

  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

Examples of knock down in a Sentence

  1. 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.

  2. Josh Groban:

    There's no shame in just doing the small things every day to just get you through those moments... you don't have to feel like you're setting yourself up to knock down the biggest thing you could possibly imagine, for me it's been little things. Instead of trying to write a whole song, just try and think about one line. I haven't done a lot of cooking, maybe I can learn to make pasta today and see if I can look up how to boil water and do that. And all those little baby steps lead to realizing that you're accomplishing quite a bit.

  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. 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.

  5. Emily Lyons:

    Remodeling after a breakup depends on the individual and the breakup, if it is going to help you be happy and move on then absolutely it’s a necessity. At one New York City interior design firm they even have a term( used internally) for such projects : break-up decoration therapy. Sean Juneja, CEO of Dcor Aid, says Dcor Aid’s important to start in the bedroom, the most intimate space you shared. Even if you ca n’t afford to knock down any walls, paint them.

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    a consonant produced by stopping the flow of air at some point and suddenly releasing it
    • A. occlusive
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    • C. defiant
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