knock someone out

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, trounce.
3 (informal) walking that far knocked her out: EXHAUST, wear out, tire (out), overtire, fatigue, weary, drain; informal do in, take it out of, fag out; Brit. informal knacker; N. Amer. informal poop.
4 (informal) the view knocked me out: OVERWHELM, stun, stupefy, amaze, astound, astonish, stagger, take someone's breath away; impress, dazzle, enchant, entrance; informal bowl over, flabbergast, knock sideways, blow away; Brit. informal knock for six.
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make a person unconscious, typically with a blow to the head
knock down (a boxer) for a count of ten, thereby winning the contest
knock oneself out informal work so hard that one is exhausted
informal astonish or greatly impress someone

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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