Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb knock-out

5 senses of knock out

Sense 1
knock out -- (eliminate; "knock out a target")
       => extinguish, eliminate, get rid of, do away with -- (terminate, end, or take out; "Let's eliminate the course on Akkadian hieroglyphics"; "Socialism extinguished these archaic customs"; "eliminate my debts")

Sense 2
knock cold, knock out, kayo -- (knock unconscious or senseless; "the boxing champion knocked out his opponent in a few seconds")
       => beat, beat up, work over -- (give a beating to; subject to a beating, either as a punishment or as an act of aggression; "Thugs beat him up when he walked down the street late at night"; "The teacher used to beat the students")

Sense 3
knock out -- (destroy or break forcefully; "The windows were knocked out")
       => remove, take, take away, withdraw -- (remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract; "remove a threat"; "remove a wrapper"; "Remove the dirty dishes from the table"; "take the gun from your pocket"; "This machine withdraws heat from the environment")

Sense 4
knock out -- (overwhelm with admiration; "All the guys were knocked out by her charm")
       => overwhelm, overpower, sweep over, whelm, overcome, overtake -- (overcome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli)

Sense 5
knock out -- (empty (as of tobacco) by knocking out; "knocked out a pipe")
       => empty -- (make void or empty of contents; "Empty the box"; "The alarm emptied the building")

Antonyms of adj knocked-out

1 sense of knocked-out

Sense 1
knocked-out (prenominal) -- (damaged; "the gym has some of the most knocked-out equipment since Vic Tanny")

INDIRECT (VIA damaged) -> undamaged -- (not harmed or spoiled; sound)


1 sense of knocked out

Sense 1
knocked out (predicate), kayoed, KO'd, out (predicate), stunned -- (knocked unconscious by a heavy blow)

INDIRECT (VIA unconscious) -> conscious -- (knowing and perceiving; having awareness of surroundings and sensations and thoughts; "remained conscious during the operation"; "conscious of his faults"; "became conscious that he was being followed")

Similarity of adj knocked-out

1 sense of knocked-out

Sense 1
knocked-out (prenominal) -- (damaged; "the gym has some of the most knocked-out equipment since Vic Tanny")
       => damaged (vs. undamaged) -- (harmed or injured or spoiled; "I won't buy damaged goods"; "the storm left a wake of badly damaged buildings")


1 sense of knocked out

Sense 1
knocked out (predicate), kayoed, KO'd, out (predicate), stunned -- (knocked unconscious by a heavy blow)
       => unconscious (vs. conscious) -- (not conscious; lacking awareness and the capacity for sensory perception as if asleep or dead; "lay unconscious on the floor")

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