What is another word for knock over?

450 synonyms found


[ nˈɒk ˈə͡ʊvə], [ nˈɒk ˈə‍ʊvə], [ n_ˈɒ_k ˈəʊ_v_ə]

There are several synonyms for the phrasal verb "knock over" which means to cause something to fall or to knock it down. One synonym is "topple" which implies something falling suddenly or violently. Another word is "upend" which means to turn something over completely. "Overturn" is another synonym which suggests a sudden or accidental change in position. "Capsized" is also a good option when referring to boats or ships. "Bump into" is a less forceful synonym for accidentally knocking something over. "Collide with" suggests greater force and could refer to a vehicle crashing into an object or another vehicle.

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    Synonyms for Knock over:

    How to use "Knock over" in context?

    When someone knocks over something, it means they accidently made an impact that made the object fall over. This could be something as simple as bumping into someone with your shoulder, or as dramatic as knocking over a full pot of coffee.

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