Knock" down`(?), n. 1. To strike down; to fell; to prostrate by a blow or by blows; as, to knock down an assailant.
2. To assign to a bidder at an auction, by a blow or knock of the auctioneer's hammer; to sell at an auction; as, the vase was
knocked down at two thousand dollars.
[1913 Webster +PJC]
3. To take apart; to dissassemble; as, to
knock down a rifle for cleaning.
4. To reduce or discount the price of; as, the dresses were
knocked down to twenty dollars.
5. To earn (an income). "plumbers who knock down over a hundred thousand a year."
New - Add Dictionary Search to Your Site
You can add a free dictionary search box to your own web site by copying and pasting the following HTML into one of your web pages:
<form action="http://www.freedict.co.uk/search.php" method="post"> <p style="text-align: center; font-family: sans-serif;"> <a style="font-weight: bold;" href="http://www.freedict.co.uk/" title="FreeDict free online dictionary">FreeDict</a> <input type="text" name="word" size="20" value="" /> <input type="submit" name="submit" value="Search Dictionary" /> </p> </form>
Tue 17th September 2019