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mow down

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of mow

  1. 1 to kill on a large scale machine guns mowed down the advancing troops without mercy Synonyms of mow down butcher, massacre (down), slaughterWords Related to mow down assassinate, croak [slang], dispatch, do in, execute, fell, murder, slay, smite, snuff; annihilate, blot out, decimate, demolish, destroy, devastate, eradicate, exterminate, waste, wipe out

  2. 2 to strike (someone) so forcefully as to cause a fall the crowd rushing in for the sale mowed down the poor clerks standing at the front entrance Synonyms of mow down bowl (down or over), down, drop, floor, knock down, knock over, level, fell (down), prostrateWords Related to mow 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



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