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Definition 1: destroy or break forcefully - [verb of change]

Samples where knock out or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The windows were knocked out

(knock out is a kind of ...) 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"

Definition 2: eliminate - [verb of change]

Samples where knock out or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • knock out a target

(knock out is a kind of ...) terminate, end, or take out

"Let's eliminate the course on Akkadian hieroglyphics" "Socialism extinguished these archaic customs" "eliminate my debts"

Definition 3: empty (as of tobacco) by knocking out - [verb of change]

Samples where knock out or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • knocked out a pipe

(knock out is a kind of ...) make void or empty of contents

"Empty the box" "The alarm emptied the building"

Definition 4: knock unconscious or senseless - [verb of contact]

Samples where knock out or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the boxing champion knocked out his opponent in a few seconds

Synonyms for knock out in the sense of this definition

(knock out is a kind of ...) 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"

Definition 5: overwhelm with admiration - [verb of emotion]

Samples where knock out or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • All the guys were knocked out by her charm

(knock out is a kind of ...) overcome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli

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