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knock over

verb

Definition of knock over

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 a (1) :  to strike to the ground :  fell (2) :  overwhelm <was knocked over by the news> b :  eliminate <knocked over every difficulty>

  3. 2 a :  steal; especially :  hijack <knocks over a truckload of merchandise — J. B. Martin> b :  rob <knocking over a bank>



Examples of knock over in a sentence

  1. <he knocked over six convenience stores before getting caught>

  2. <knocked me over trying to get out the door>



Circa 1814

First Known Use of knock over

circa 1814


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