Thesaurus

knocked off

verb
past tense of knock off

Synonyms & Antonyms of knocked off

2 to stop doing (something) permanently
  • decided it was time to knock off telling fantastic fibs about her family background

Synonyms for knocked off

Words Related to knocked off

Phrases Synonymous with knocked off

Near Antonyms for knocked off

Antonyms for knocked off

3 to take away (an amount or number) from a total
  • a proposal to knock 10 cents off the gasoline tax

Synonyms for knocked off

Words Related to knocked off

Near Antonyms for knocked off

Antonyms for knocked off

4 to remove valuables from (a place) unlawfully
  • Bonnie and Clyde coped with the Great Depression by knocking off banks

Synonyms for knocked off

Words Related to knocked off

5 to put to death deliberately
  • various assassins have tried to knock off the dictator over the years

Synonyms for knocked off

Words Related to knocked off

Phrases Synonymous with knocked off

Near Antonyms for knocked off

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about knocked off

Cite this Entry

“Knocked off.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/knocked%20off. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

Comments on knocked off

What made you want to look up knocked off? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Citation

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!