(third-person singular simple present knocks down, present participle knocking down, simple past and past participle knocked down)
- 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.
- To demolish.
- We knocked down the garden shed when we moved.
- At an auction, to declare (something) sold with a blow from the gavel.
- The picture was knocked down for Â£50.
- (informal) To reduce the price of.
- They knocked it down by another Â£5, so we bought it.
- To drink fast
- I love to go down the pub and knock down pints of lager.
- (usually passive) To disassemble for shipment.
- The furniture is shipped knocked down, so assembly is required.