KO

noun
\(ˌ)kā-ˈō, ˈkā-(ˌ)ō\

Definition of KO 

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KO

verb
KO'd\kā-ˈōd, ˈkā-(ˌ)ōd \; KO'ing\kā-ˈō-iŋ, ˈkā-(ˌ)ō-iŋ \

Definition of KO (Entry 2 of 2)

transitive verb

: to knock out (as in boxing)

Examples of KO in a Sentence

Noun

He scored a KO in the second round.

Verb

He was KO'd in the second round.

First Known Use of KO

Noun

1911, in the meaning defined above

Verb

1926, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for KO

Noun

knock out

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The first known use of KO was in 1911

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KO

verb

English Language Learners Definition of KO

boxing : to knock (an opponent) out

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