mow down


Synonyms and Antonyms of mow down

  1. 1 to kill on a large scale machine guns mowed down the advancing troops without mercy Synonyms butcher, massacre (down), slaughterRelated Words 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 bowl (down or over), down, drop, floor, knock down, knock over, level, fell (down), prostrateRelated Words 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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to cast off or become cast off

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