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'