Synonyms of run someone/something down in English:

run someone/something down


See definition of

phrase

1‘the boy was run down by joyriders’

SYNONYMS

run over, knock down, knock over, knock to the ground

hit, strike

2‘she began to run him down in front of other people’

SYNONYMS

criticize, denigrate, belittle, disparage, deprecate, speak badly off, speak ill of, find fault with

revile, vilify

informal put down, knock, bad-mouth, have a go at

British informal rubbish, slag off

rare derogate, asperse

ANTONYMS

praise