Synonyms for knock down

Synonyms for (verb) knock down

Synonyms: blast, knock down

Definition: shatter as if by explosion

Similar words: smash, dash

Definition: break into pieces, as by striking or knocking over

Usage: Smash a plate


Synonyms: knock down, down, cut down, pull down, push down

Definition: cause to come or go down

Usage: The policeman downed the heavily armed suspect; The mugger knocked down the old lady after she refused to hand over her wallet

Similar words: strike

Definition: deliver a sharp blow, as with the hand, fist, or weapon

Usage: The teacher struck the child; the opponent refused to strike; The boxer struck the attacker dead


Synonyms: floor, knock down, deck, dump, coldcock

Definition: knock down with force

Usage: He decked his opponent

Similar words: beat

Definition: hit repeatedly

Usage: beat on the door; beat the table with his shoe