Knock down

Knock´ down`
n.1.To strike down; to fell; to prostrate by a blow or by blows; as, to knock down an assailant.
2.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.
3.To take apart; to dissassemble; as, to knock down a rifle for cleaning.
4.To reduce or discount the price of; as, the dresses were knocked down to twenty dollars.
5.To earn (an income).
Verb1.knock down - 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"
2.knock down - knock down with force; "He decked his opponent"
Synonyms: coldcock, floor, deck, dump
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knobcone pine
knock about
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knock off
knock on
knock out
knock over
knock rummy
knock up
knock-on effect
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