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Definitions of knock:
  • noun:   the act of hitting vigorously
  • noun:   negative criticism
  • noun:   a bad experience
    Example: "The school of hard knocks"
  • noun:   the sound of knocking (as on a door or in an engine or bearing)
    Example: "The knocking grew louder"
  • noun:   a vigorous blow
    Example: "The sudden knock floored him"
  • verb:   find fault with; express criticism of; point out real or perceived flaws
    Example: "Don't knock the food--it's free"
  • verb:   deliver a sharp blow or push :"He knocked the glass clear across the room"
  • verb:   rap with the knuckles
    Example: "Knock on the door"
  • verb:   knock against with force or violence
  • verb:   sound like a car engine that is firing too early
  • verb:   make light, repeated taps on a surface
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #56249)

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