- strike a surface noisily to attract attention, especially when waiting to be let in through a door；strike or thump together or against something
- a sudden short sound caused by a blow, especially on a door to attract attention or gain entry.；a continual thumping or rattling sound made by an engine.
noun: knock, plural noun: knocks
verb: knock, 3rd person present: knocks, gerund or present participle: knocking, past tense: knocked, past participle: knocked
- 1. strike a surface noisily to attract attention, especially when waiting to be let in through a door he strolled over and knocked on a door marked Enquiries 同義詞
- ▪ strike or thump together or against something her heart knocked painfully behind her ribs
- ▪ (of a motor or other engine) make a regular thumping or rattling noise, e.g. through pinking.
- 2. collide with (someone or something), giving them a hard blow he deliberately ran against her, knocking her shoulder he knocked into an elderly man with a walking stick 同義詞
- ▪ force to move or fall with a deliberate or accidental blow or collision he'd knocked over a glass of water
- ▪ injure or damage by striking she knocked her knee painfully on the table you have had a setback that has knocked your self-esteem 同義詞
- ▪ make (a hole or a dent) in something by striking it forcefully you'll need to knock a hole in the wall
- ▪ demolish the barriers between (rooms or buildings) two of the downstairs rooms had been knocked into one
- 3. informal talk disparagingly about; criticize. 同義詞 反義詞
- 4. informal approach (a specified age) he's younger than his brother—knocking seventy
- 1. a sudden short sound caused by a blow, especially on a door to attract attention or gain entry. 同義詞
- ▪ a continual thumping or rattling sound made by an engine. 同義詞
- 2. a blow or collision the casing is tough enough to withstand knocks 同義詞
- ▪ a discouraging experience; a setback the region's industries have taken a severe knock 同義詞
- ▪ informal a critical comment. 同義詞 反義詞
- 3. informal an innings, especially of an individual batsman a splendid knock of 117 against Somerset
- (of a price) very low.
- an act of knocking an opponent down.
- grow old
- a secondary, indirect, or cumulative effect: movements in oil prices have knock-on effects on other fuels
- a refusal, rejection, or setback: don't despair if you have a few knock-backs
- a condition in which the legs curve inwards so that the feet are apart when the knees are touching.
- stop work
- travel without a specific purpose
- (in a racket game) practise before formal play begins
- knock someone's block off
- knock someone dead
- knock someone into the middle of next week
- knock it off
- knock someone on the head
- knock something on the head
- knock spots off
- the school of hard knocks
- knock me down with a feather
- knock about
- knock someone or something about
- knock someone back
- knock something back
- knock someone down
- knock something down
- knock off
- knock someone off
- knock something off
- knock on
- knock someone out
- knock something out
- knock someone over
- knock something over
- knock someone sideways
- knock something together
- knock up
- knock someone up
- knock something up
- strike a surface noisily to attract attention, especially when waiting to be let in through a door: I knocked on the kitchen door
- a sudden short sound caused by a blow, especially on a door to attract attention or gain entry.
Oxford American Dictionary
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