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knock down

verb \-ˈdan\

Definition of KNOCK DOWN

transitive verb
1
:  to strike to the ground with or as if with a sharp blow :  fell
2
:  to dispose of (an item) to a bidder at an auction sale
3
:  to take apart :  disassemble
4
:  to receive as income or salary :  earn <positions where they were able to knock down good money — Infantry Journal>
5
:  reduce <knocked the price down>

Examples of KNOCK DOWN

  1. <she's knocking down a good salary, but she has to work very hard>
  2. <right after the holidays the stores start to knock down the window displays>

First Known Use of KNOCK DOWN

15th century

Rhymes with KNOCK DOWN

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