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Meaning of KNOCK OUT

Pronunciation:  nâk awt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  destroy or break forcefully; "The windows were knocked out"
  2. [v]  empty (as of tobacco) by knocking out; "knocked out a pipe"
  3. [v]  eliminate; "knock out a target"
  4. [v]  knock unconscious or senseless
  5. [v]  overwhelm with admiration; "All the guys were knocked out by her charm"
 
 Synonyms: kayo, knock cold
 
 See Also: beat, beat up, do away with, eliminate, empty, get rid of, overcome, overpower, overtake, overwhelm, remove, sweep over, take, take away, whelm, withdraw, work over

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Knock"-out`\, a.
    That knocks out; characterized by knocking out; as, a
    knock-out blow; a knock-out key for knocking out a drill from
    a collet.
    
    
  2. \Knock"-out`\, n.
    Act of knocking out, or state of being knocked out.
    
    
 
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