Synonyms and Antonyms of knock down
to receive as return for effort
- She's knocking down a good salary.
acquire, attain, bag, bring in, capture, carry, come by, draw, earn, gain, garner, get, land, make, obtain, procure, pull down, realize, reap, secure, win
clear, gross, net
accomplish, achieve, notch (up), score
accumulate, amass, draw, rack up
catch, pick up
annex, occupy, take over
reacquire, reattain, recapture, regain, remake
to take apart
- Right after the holidays the stores start to knock down the window displays.
break up, disaggregate, disarticulate, disconnect, disjoin, disjoint, dissever, disunite, divide, separate
to strike (someone) so forcefully as to cause a fall
- The overexcited dog knocked the toddler 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
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.
abate, de-escalate, decrease, dent, deplete, diminish, downscale, downsize, drop, dwindle, ease, lessen, lower, reduce
compress, condense, constrict, contract
abbreviate, abridge, clip, crop, curtail, cut, cut back, cut down, dock, nick, pare, prune, retrench, shorten, slash, trim, truncate, whittle
moderate, modify, modulate, qualify
blow up, dilate, distend, inflate, swell
elongate, extend, lengthen, prolong, protract
add (to), complement, supplement
enhance, heighten, intensify