Thesaurus

knock down

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of knock down

  1. 1 to receive as return for effort she's knocking down a good salary, but she has to work very hard Synonyms of knock down acquire, attain, bag, bring in, capture, carry, come by, draw, gain, garner, get, earn, land, make, obtain, procure, pull down, realize, reap, secure, winWords Related to knock down clear, gross, net; accomplish, achieve, notch (up), score; accumulate, amass, draw, rack up; catch, pick up; annex, occupy, take over; reacquire, reattain, recapture, regain, remakeNear Antonyms of knock down accord, give, grant, pay; give up, hand over, part (with), relinquish, surrender, yieldAntonyms of knock down forfeit, lose

  2. 2 to take apart right after the holidays the stores start to knock down the window displays Synonyms of knock down break down, demount, dismantle, dismember, dismount, disassemble, strike, take downWords Related to knock down detach, disengage; break up, disaggregate, disarticulate, disconnect, disjoin, disjoint, dissever, disunite, divide, separateNear Antonyms of knock down build, erect, pitch; combine, uniteAntonyms of knock down assemble, construct

  3. 3 to strike (someone) so forcefully as to cause a fall the overexcited dog knocked the toddler down Synonyms of knock down bowl (down or over), down, drop, floor, fell, knock over, level, mow (down), prostrateWords Related to knock down 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

  4. 4 to make smaller in amount, volume, or extent they'll have to knock down the price of those televisions if they expect to sell any Synonyms of knock down abate, de-escalate, dent, deplete, diminish, downscale, downsize, drop, dwindle, ease, decrease, lessen, lower, reduceWords Related to knock down compress, condense, constrict, contract; abbreviate, abridge, clip, crop, curtail, cut, cut back, cut down, dock, nick, pare, prune, retrench, shorten, slash, trim, truncate, whittle; deflate, shrink; minimize; moderate, modify, modulate, qualifyNear Antonyms of knock down blow up, dilate, distend, inflate, swell; elongate, extend, lengthen, prolong, protract; add (to), complement, supplement; enhance, heighten, intensify; redoubleAntonyms of knock down aggrandize, amplify, augment, boost, enlarge, escalate, expand, increase, raise



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