knock down

knock down

  1. (transitive) To hit or knock (something), intentionally or accidentally, so that it falls.
    As I took the can off the shelf, I knocked down the one beside it.
  2. (transitive) To demolish.
    We knocked down the garden shed when we moved.
  3. (transitive) At an auction, to declare (something) sold with a blow from the gavel.
    The picture was knocked down for £50.
  4. (transitive, informal) To reduce the price of.
    They knocked it down by another £5, so we bought it.
  5. To drink fast.
    I love to go down the pub and knock down pints of lager.
  6. (transitive, usually, passive) To disassemble for shipment.
    The furniture is shipped knocked down, so assembly is required.
  • (hit or knock (something) so that it falls) knock over
  • (demolish) demolish, destroy
  • (declare something sold at an auction with a blow from the gavel) sell
  • (reduce the price of) reduce
Translations Translations
  • Russian: сбивать

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