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knock

knock

 
 
pronunciation:
nak
parts of speech:
verb, noun
part of speech: verb
inflections: knocked, knocking, knocks
definition 1: to rap, pound, or hit something, such as a door.
Please knock before you enter the room.
synonyms:
drum, tap
similar words:
hammer, hit, pound, strike, thump, whack
definition 2: to bump or crash.
Eric's bumper car knocked into mine.
synonyms:
jar
similar words:
bang, jostle, smash
definition 3: to make a pounding or beating sound.
The car's engine knocks.
synonyms:
thump
similar words:
bang, hammer, thud
definition 4: to give a sharp blow to; strike; hit.
The boxers knocked each other in the head several times.
synonyms:
hit, rap, smack, strike
similar words:
bang, beat, clip, cuff, hammer, pound, punch, slap, thump, whack
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act or an instance of knocking.
A knock on the door woke me up.
synonyms:
rap, tap
similar words:
hit, pound, thump
definition 2: a sound made by a bad engine.
When did you first hear the knock in your car?
similar words:
bang, drum, thump