knock down

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verb \ˈnäk-ˈdau̇n\

Definition of knock down

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to strike to the ground with or as if with a sharp blow :  fell

  3. 2 :  to dispose of (an item) to a bidder at an auction sale

  4. 3 :  to take apart :  disassemble

  5. 4 :  to receive as income or salary :  earn positions where they were able to knock down good money — Infantry Jour.

  6. 5 :  reduce knocked the price down

Examples of knock down in a Sentence

  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



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