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Meaning of KNOCK DOWN

Pronunciation:  nâk dawn

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  cause to come or go down; "The policeman downed the heavily armed suspect"; "The mugger knocked down the old lady after she refused to hand over her wallet"
  2. [v]  knock down with force; "He decked his opponent"
 Synonyms: coldcock, cut down, deck, down, dump, floor, pull down, push down
 See Also: beat, strike, submarine



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