knock off

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Synonyms for knock off

get rid of (someone who may be a threat) by killing

take by theft

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Wake Forest will survive a third-round classic with Gonzaga and knock off Louisville in the regional final.
Mechanical sand reclamation uses abrasion, such as a turning wheel, to break up sand lumps and then knock off used binders.
5 by the Daily News - knock off top-ranked Royal of Simi Valley (12-2-2, 4-1-1), snapping the region's longest unbeaten streak at 12 games.
None of those star-studded teams could knock off the Lakers in the NBA playoffs.
Marmonte tournament: Celia Durkins beat Kristen McVitty 6-4, 6-4 in singles, and Cory Ceizler and Jilli Schnitman teamed up to knock off Erin Wiesner and Helen Kolpakov 6-4, 2-6, 6-3 in doubles at Agoura High.