Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun knock_down

1 sense of knockdown

Sense 1
knockdown -- (a blow that knocks the opponent off his feet)
       => blow -- (a powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon; "a blow on the head")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb knock_down

3 senses of knock down

Sense 1
down, knock down, cut down, push down, pull down -- (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")
       => strike -- (deliver a sharp blow, as with the hand, fist, or weapon; "The teacher struck the child"; "the opponent refused to strike"; "The boxer struck the attacker dead")

Sense 2
deck, coldcock, dump, knock down, floor -- (knock down with force; "He decked his opponent")
       => beat -- (hit repeatedly; "beat on the door"; "beat the table with his shoe")

Sense 3
blast, knock down -- (shatter as if by explosion)
       => smash, dash -- (break into pieces, as by striking or knocking over; "Smash a plate")

Antonyms of adj knock_down

1 sense of knock-down

Sense 1
knock-down (prenominal), powerful -- (strong enough to knock down or overwhelm; "a knock-down blow")

INDIRECT (VIA strong) -> weak -- (wanting in physical strength; "a weak pillar")


1 sense of knockdown

Sense 1
knockdown -- ((furniture) easily assembled and dismantled; "I bought a knockdown chest at the do-it-yourself store")

INDIRECT (VIA collective) -> distributive -- (serving to distribute or allot or disperse)

Similarity of adj knock_down

1 sense of knock-down

Sense 1
knock-down (prenominal), powerful -- (strong enough to knock down or overwhelm; "a knock-down blow")
       => strong (vs. weak) -- (having strength or power greater than average or expected; "a strong radio signal"; "strong medicine"; "a strong man")


1 sense of knockdown

Sense 1
knockdown -- ((furniture) easily assembled and dismantled; "I bought a knockdown chest at the do-it-yourself store")
       => collective (vs. distributive) -- (forming a whole or aggregate)

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