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knock



I - noun
1. the sound of knocking (as on a door or in an engine or bearing) (Freq. 2)
- the knocking grew louder
Syn:
knocking
Derivationally related forms:
knock (for: knocking)
Hypernyms:
sound
2. negative criticism (Freq. 1)
Syn:
roast
Derivationally related forms:
roast (for: roast)
Hypernyms:
criticism, critique
3. a vigorous blow
- the sudden knock floored him
- he took a bash right in his face
- he got a bang on the head
Syn:
bash, bang, smash, belt
Derivationally related forms:
belt (for: belt), smash (for: smash), bang (for: bang), bash (for: bash)
Hypernyms:
blow, bump
4. a bad experience
- the school of hard knocks
Hypernyms:
misfortune, bad luck
5. the act of hitting vigorously
- he gave the table a whack
Syn:
belt, rap, whack, whang
Derivationally related forms:
whang (for: whang), whack (for: whack), rap (for: rap)
Hypernyms:
blow

II - verb
1. deliver a sharp blow or push :"He knocked the glass clear across the room" (Freq. 7)
Syn:
strike hard
See Also:
knock over, knock down, knock out, knock cold
Hypernyms:
strike
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Somebody ----s somebody
2. rap with the knuckles (Freq. 6)
- knock on the door
Derivationally related forms:
knocker, knocking
Hypernyms:
rap, knap
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s PP
3. knock against with force or violence (Freq. 4)
- My car bumped into the tree
Syn:
bump
See Also:
knock against, knock about, bump into (for: bump)
Derivationally related forms:
bump (for: bump), bumper (for: bump)
Hypernyms:
hit, strike, impinge on, run into, collide with
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Somebody ----s somebody
- Somebody ----s PP
4. make light, repeated taps on a surface
- he was tapping his fingers on the table impatiently
Syn:
tap, rap, pink
Derivationally related forms:
rap (for: rap), tap (for: tap), tapping (for: tap)
Hypernyms:
sound, go
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s
- Somebody ----s PP
5. 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
Syn:
pink, ping
Derivationally related forms:
knocking, ping (for: ping)
Hypernyms:
sound, go
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s
6. find fault with;
express criticism of;
point out real or perceived flaws
- The paper criticized the new movie
- Don't knock the food--it's free
Syn:
criticize, criticise, pick apart
Ant:
praise (for: criticize)
Derivationally related forms:
criticism (for: criticise), critic (for: criticize)
Hypernyms:
comment, notice, remark, point out
Hyponyms:
reprimand, censure, criminate, savage, blast,
pillory, crucify, admonish, reprove, call on the carpet, take to task,
rebuke, rag, trounce, reproof, lecture, jaw,
dress down, call down, scold, chide, berate, bawl out,
remonstrate, chew out, chew up, have words, lambaste, lambast,
reprehend, deplore, belabor, belabour, come down, denounce,
blame, find fault, pick, disparage, belittle, pick at,
nitpick, attack, round, assail, lash out, snipe,
assault, harsh on
Entailment:
evaluate, pass judgment, judge
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Somebody ----s somebody

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