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knock down

verb

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1 to receive as return for effort
  • she's knocking down a good salary, but she has to work very hard

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2 to take apart
  • right after the holidays the stores start to knock down the window displays

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3 to strike (someone) so forcefully as to cause a fall
  • the overexcited dog knocked the toddler down

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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

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knockdown

adjective
chiefly British

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as in dropped, decreased

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knockdown

noun

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The first known use of knock down was in the 15th century

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“Knock down.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/knock%20down. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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