knock someone out

knock someone out
1)

I hit him and knocked him out

Syn:
knock unconscious, knock senseless; floor, prostrate, put out cold, KO, kayo
2)

in the second match, Canada was knocked out

Syn:
eliminate, beat, defeat, vanquish, overwhelm, trounce
3) informal

walking that far knocked her out

Syn:
exhaust, wear out, tire (out), overtire, fatigue, weary, drain; informal do in, take it out of
4) informal

the view knocked me out

Syn:
overwhelm, stun, stupefy, amaze, astound, astonish, stagger, take someone's breath away; impress, dazzle, enchant, awe, entrance; informal bowl over, flabbergast, blow away

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  • knock (someone) out — 1. to hit someone so that they become unconscious. His fall from the ladder knocked him out. 2. to remove someone from a competition. A loss in today s game will knock us out of the playoffs. 3. to cause someone to go to sleep. I didn t realize… …   New idioms dictionary

  • knock someone out — knock (someone/yourself) out to make someone very tired. Pat has really knocked herself out cooking this dinner. All that shopping has knocked me out! …   New idioms dictionary

  • knock someone out — 1 I hit him and knocked him out: KNOCK UNCONSCIOUS, knock senseless; floor, prostrate; informal lay out, put out cold, KO, kayo. 2 England was knocked out: ELIMINATE, beat, defeat, vanquish, overwhelm …   Useful english dictionary

  • knock someone out — 1》 make someone unconscious.     ↘knock down (a boxer) for a count of ten.     ↘informal astonish or greatly impress someone. 2》 eliminate a competitor from a knockout competition. → knock …   English new terms dictionary

  • knock someone out — Syn: knock unconscious, knock senseless, floor, prostrate; informal lay out, KO, fell …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • knock someone out — tv. to surprise someone. □ Her stunning beauty knocked us all out. CD The news knocked out the entire crowd …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • knock yourself out — knock (someone/yourself) out to make someone very tired. Pat has really knocked herself out cooking this dinner. All that shopping has knocked me out! …   New idioms dictionary

  • knock yourself out — please begin doing it. If you want to make hotel and airline and car reservations and take care of everything, well, then, knock yourself out. Usage notes: usually said to show you are unhappy with someone who has complained about your efforts …   New idioms dictionary

  • knock someone cold — knock (someone) cold : to cause (someone) to become unconscious He knocked his opponent cold with one punch. She was knocked cold [=knocked out] by the collision. • • • Main Entry: ↑knock …   Useful english dictionary

  • punch someone out — tv. to knock someone out. (See also punch someone’s lights out.) □ He threatened to punch me out. CD The thug punched out the cop and ran down an alley …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

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