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knock off

verb

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

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

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

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

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knockoff

noun

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as in copycat

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The first known use of knock off was in 1649

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“Knock off.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/knock%20off. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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