knock cold
phrasal knock out 2a(1)

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • knock cold — verb knock unconscious or senseless the boxing champion knocked out his opponent in a few seconds • Syn: ↑knock out, ↑kayo • Derivationally related forms: ↑knockout (for: ↑knock out) …   Useful english dictionary

  • knock cold — {v. phr.}, {informal} To render unconscious. * /The blow on the chin knocked Harry cold./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • knock cold — {v. phr.}, {informal} To render unconscious. * /The blow on the chin knocked Harry cold./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • knock\ cold — v. phr. informal To render unconscious. The blow on the chin knocked Harry cold …   Словарь американских идиом

  • knock cold —  1. Render unconscious.  2. Astonish greatly.    ♣ The film s knocking people cold. The film is enjoying great success …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • knock out — verb 1. eliminate (Freq. 4) knock out a target • Hypernyms: ↑extinguish, ↑eliminate, ↑get rid of, ↑do away with • Verb Frames: Somebody s something …   Useful english dictionary

  • knock — Synonyms and related words: KO, abuse, adverse criticism, animadversion, arouse, aspersion, associate with, astonish, astound, awaken, bad notices, bad press, bang, bang into, bash, baste, bat, batter, beat, beat up, beating, belt, bewilder, biff …   Moby Thesaurus

  • knock out — Synonyms and related words: KO, anesthetize, author, bang, bash, bat, bat out, beat, becharm, bedaze, belt, benumb, besot, bewitch, biff, block out, blunt, bonk, botch, bugger, bungle, burn out, call off, cancel, captivate, carry away, carve,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • knock out — I (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To make unconscious or exhausted] Syn. put to sleep, stupefy, anesthetize, exhaust; see deaden 1 , drug , tire 2 . 2. [To strike down] Syn. strike senseless, render unconscious, knock one out of one s senses, knock down for… …   English dictionary for students

  • knock down — Synonyms and related words: auction, auction off, auctioneer, bang, bash, bat, beat down, belittle, belt, biff, blow down, blow over, bonk, bowl down, bowl over, break down, bring down, bring into discredit, bring low, bulldog, bulldoze, burn… …   Moby Thesaurus

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