Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

Thesaurus

knock over

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of knock over

  1. 1 to remove valuables from (a place) unlawfully <he knocked over six convenience stores before getting caught> Synonyms burglarize, burgle, knock off, rob, rip off, steal (from), take off [slang]Related Words ransack, rifle; despoil, loot, pillage, plunder, ravish, sack, spoil, strip; bleed, break in, cheat, chisel, cozen, defraud, exploit, fleece, gyp, hustle, mulct, pluck, rook, shortchange, skin, squeeze, stick, sting, swindle; hold up, mug, roll, stick up

  2. 2 to strike (someone) so forcefully as to cause a fall <knocked me over trying to get out the door> Synonyms bowl (down or over), down, drop, floor, knock down, fell, level, mow (down), prostrateRelated Words kayo, knock out, KO; overthrow, throw down, topple; bang, bash, belt, bludgeon, clobber, hammer, hit, jab, paste, poke, pound, punch, slam, slap, slog, slug, smack, smite, sock, swat, swipe, thump, thwack, wallop, whack, whale




Learn More about knock over


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up knock over? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

of, relating to, or near a shore

Get Word of the Day daily email!