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KNOCK





Definition:

  1. [noun] the sound of knocking (as on a door or in an engine or bearing); "the knocking grew louder"
    Synonyms: ing

  2. [noun] negative criticism
    Synonyms: roast

  3. [noun] a vigorous blow; "the sudden knock floored him"; "he took a bash right in his face"; "he got a bang on the head"
    Synonyms: bash, bang, smash, belt

  4. [noun] a bad experience; "the school of hard knocks"

  5. [noun] the act of hitting vigorously; "he gave the table a whack"
    Synonyms: belt, rap, whack, whang

  6. [verb] deliver a sharp blow or push :"He knocked the glass clear across the room"
    Synonyms: strike hard

  7. [verb] rap with the knuckles; "knock on the door"

  8. [verb] knock against with force or violence; "My car bumped into the tree"
    Synonyms: bump

  9. [verb] make light, repeated taps on a surface; "he was tapping his fingers on the table impatiently"
    Synonyms: tap, rap, pink

  10. [verb] sound like a car engine that is firing too early; "the car pinged when I put in low-octane gasoline"; "The car pinked when the ignition was too far retarded"
    Synonyms: pink, ping

  11. [verb] find fault with; express criticism of; point out real or perceived flaws; "The paper criticized the new movie"; "Don't knock the food
    Synonyms: criticize, criticise, pick apart

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