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Synonyms for knock

Synonyms for (noun) knock

Synonyms: belt, whack, whang, rap, knock Definition: the act of hitting vigorously Usage: he gave the table a whack

Similar words: blow Definition: a powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon Usage: a blow on the head

Synonyms: knock, roast Definition: negative criticism

Similar words: criticism, critique Definition: a serious examination and judgment of something Usage: constructive criticism is always appreciated

Synonyms: knock Definition: a bad experience Usage: the school of hard knocks

Similar words: misfortune, bad luck Definition: unnecessary and unforeseen trouble resulting from an unfortunate event

Synonyms: knock, knocking Definition: the sound of knocking (as on a door or in an engine or bearing) Usage: the knocking grew louder

Similar words: sound Definition: the sudden occurrence of an audible event Usage: the sound awakened them

Synonyms: bang, bash, belt, smash, knock Definition: a vigorous blow Usage: the sudden knock floored him; he took a bash right in his face; he got a bang on the head

Similar words: bump, blow Definition: an impact (as from a collision) Usage: the bump threw him off the bicycle

Synonyms for (verb) knock

Synonyms: criticise, criticize, pick apart, knock Definition: find fault with; express criticism of; point out real or perceived flaws Usage: The paper criticized the new movie; Don't knock the food--it's free

Similar words: notice, point out, remark, comment Definition: make or write a comment on Usage: he commented the paper of his colleague

Synonyms: strike hard, knock Definition: deliver a sharp blow or push :"He knocked the glass clear across the room"

Similar words: strike Definition: deliver a sharp blow, as with the hand, fist, or weapon Usage: The teacher struck the child; the opponent refused to strike; The boxer struck the attacker dead

Synonyms: knock, bump Definition: knock against with force or violence Usage: My car bumped into the tree

Similar words: hit, impinge on, collide with, strike, run into Definition: hit against; come into sudden contact with Usage: The car hit a tree; He struck the table with his elbow

Synonyms: knock Definition: rap with the knuckles Usage: knock on the door

Similar words: knap, rap Definition: strike sharply Usage: rap him on the knuckles

Synonyms: ping, pink, knock Definition: sound like a car engine that is firing too early Usage: the car pinged when I put in low-octane gasoline; The car pinked when the ignition was too far retarded

Similar words: sound, go Definition: make a certain noise or sound Usage: She went `Mmmmm'; The gun went `bang'

Synonyms: pink, rap, tap, knock Definition: make light, repeated taps on a surface Usage: he was tapping his fingers on the table impatiently

Similar words: sound, go Definition: make a certain noise or sound Usage: She went `Mmmmm'; The gun went `bang'