knock off definition

  • noun:
    • alternate kind of knockoff.
    • See knock off when you look at the vocabulary.
    • a tool in a knitting machine to get rid of loops from needles.
  • verb:
    • utilized besides as an idiom: see knock,‎ off.
    • To bump or hit to make certain that anything drops down
    • To quit; stop doing work or other activity. The term originated from the practice aboard slave galleys to have a man beat time for the rowers by knocking on a block or drum; when he stopped, the rowers could rest.
    • To kill some one
    • To reduce or pull
    • To steal.
    • to produce a duplicate of, by a design.
    • to stop (working).
    • to complete; -- frequently used once the task is accomplished quickly.
    • to eliminate; to beat (opponents).
    • to discount, to subtract (a sum from a cost).
    • to rob.
    • in order to make a knockoff of; to duplicate or copy, typically without authorization or entry of copying.
    • cut the cost of
    • write rapidly
    • simply take by theft
    • beat (somebody who might a threat) by killing
    • end seeking or acting

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