knock over

verb

Definition of knock over

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

  3. 2a :  steal; especially :  hijack knocks over a truckload of merchandise — J. B. Martinb :  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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