Definitions and translations for "knock"

Definition of knock

Pronunciation
Noun
1. An abrupt rapping sound, as from an impact of a hard object against wood
I heard a knock on my door.
2. An impact.
He took a knock on the head.
3. Criticism
4. A batsman's innings.
He played a slow but sure knock of 35.
5. Preignition, a type of abnormal combustion occurring in spark ignition engines caused by self-ignition or the characteristic knocking sound associated with it.
Verb
6. To rap one's knuckles against something, especially wood.
Knock on the door and find out if they're home.
7. To strike for admittance; to rap upon, as a door.
8. To bump or impact.
I knocked against the table and bruised my leg.
I accidentally knocked my drink off the bar.
9. To denigrate, undervalue.
Don't knock it until you've tried it.
10. To pass, kick a ball towards another player.
11. To impress strongly or forcibly; to astonish; to move to admiration or applause.
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English - English - knock

Pronunciation
n. tap; strike; criticism (Slang)
v. tap; strike; bump; criticize (Slang); stun (Slang)

English - Spanish - knock

Pronunciation
s. golpe, aldabada, aldabonazo, golpeteo, porrazo
v. golpear la puerta, llamar a la puerta; dar con los nudillos, golpear con los nudillos

English - French - knock

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n. coup, choc; heurt; cognement; critique; revers; dénigrement (argot)
v. frapper, heurter, cogner; donner un coup; battre; critiquer; enfoncer (Argot); frapper de stupeur (Argot)

English - German - knock

Pronunciation
n. Stoß; Schlag; Kritik
v. klopfen; schlagen; kritisieren; pochen

English - Indonesian - knock

Pronunciation
n. ketukan, ketokan, bunyi ketukan, pukulan
v. mengetuk, mengetok, memukul, memukul-mukul, memukulkan, menumbuk, merobohkan, mengumpat kejam

English - Italian - knock

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s. colpo, botta, urto, percossa; (Mot) battito; detonazione; (fam) critica
v. urtare, investire; colpire, picchiare, battere, percuotere; bussare; far cadere con un urto, buttare giù con un urto; fare; sbattere; (am; fam) criticare; (sl) stupire, sbalordire, impressionare

English - Polish - knock

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n. pukanie, puknięcie, zapukanie, stuk, stukot, stukanie, stuknięcie, grzmotnięcie, uderzenie
v. pukać, zapukać, stukać, trzaskać, przysądzać, gwizdnąć, stuknąć, trzasnąć, przysądzić

English - Portuguese - knock

Pronunciation
s. pancada; golpe; toque; chamada; crítica; imposição de defeito (gíria)
v. bater; golpear; chocar; censurar, criticar, procurar defeitos; impressionar (gíria)

English - Romanian - knock

Pronunciation
n. lovitură, izbitură, ciocănit, ciocănitură, săpuneală, critică aspră
v. bate, lovi, ciocăni, da jos, da gata, învinge, înfrânge, critica aspru, lovi: se lovi, izbi: se izbi, ciocni: se ciocni, istovi: se istovi, face ca pe o albie de porci, bocăni

English - Russian - knock

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с. стук, удар, детонация, резкая критика, подача мяча
г. стучать, стучаться; тыкаться; стукнуть, ударять, бить; отстукивать, колотить, сбивать; ударяться, ошеломлять; поражать; резко критиковать, придираться

English - Turkish - knock

Pronunciation
f. çalmak, vurmak, çarpmak, kapıyı çalmak, sertçe eleştirmek, devirmek, teklemek
i. vuruş, darbe, vurma, çalma

English - Ukrainian - knock

Pronunciation
n. стук, пагорб, удар
v. стукати, ударяти, вистукувати, розбивати, стукнути, трахнути

English - Dutch - knock

Pronunciation
zn. klop; slag; aanmerking (spreektaal)
ww. kloppen; slaan; stoten; een aanmerking maken (spreektaal); doen verbazen (spreektaal)

English - Greek - knock

Pronunciation
ουσ. κτύπος, οικονομική ζημιά, χτύπημα, χτύπος
ρήμ. χτυπώ, κρούω, κτυπώ

English - Arabic - knock

Pronunciation
‏طرق، تربيت، لكم، قرع بدق، ضربة عنيفة، محنة قاسية، نقد لاذع‏
‏طرق الباب، قرع، ربت، إصطدم بشئ، خبط، دق‏

English - Chinese - knock

Pronunciation
(名) 敲; 不幸; 击, 打; 挫折
(动) 敲, 打, 击; 批评, 贬损; 击成...; 相撞, 碰击; 发爆震声; 敲, 打, 击

English - Chinese - knock

Pronunciation
(名) 敲; 不幸; 擊, 打; 挫折
(動) 敲, 打, 擊; 批評, 貶損; 擊成...; 相撞, 碰擊; 發爆震聲; 敲, 打, 擊

English - Hindi - knock

Pronunciation
n. धक्रका, खटखटाहट, दस्तक
v. दस्तक देना, खटखटाना, धूमना, मारना, प्रहार करना, धक्रका देना

English - Japanese - knock

Pronunciation
(動) たたく; 強く打つ; たたいて作る; ぶつける; 批評する(俗語); 衝撃を与える(俗語)
(名) たたくこと; たたく音; ノッキングの音; ガタガタいう故障音; 批評(俗語)

English - Korean - knock

Pronunciation
명. 두들기기; 치기; 비평 ( 속어)
동. 두드리다; 치다; 넘어 뜨리다; 비평하다 (속어); 기절시키다 (속어)

English - Vietnamese - knock

Pronunciation
n. sự đụng chạm, cú đánh, cái đánh, tiếng gỏ cửa, cái đấm, đập
v. đánh, đụng phải, đụng chạm, làm cho sửng sốt, nói xấu
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Synonyms for knock
1. rap: tap, thump, whack, hit, pound, bang, beat
2. loud noise: tap, rap, thud, bang, thump, tapping, clang
3. criticise
4. criticize: complain, carp, find fault with, judge, put down, slam, bad-mouth
Verb forms for knock
Present participle: knocking
Present: knock (3.person: knocks)
Past: knocked
Future: will knock
Present conditional: would knock
Present Perfect: have knocked (3.person: has knocked)
Past Perfect: had knocked
Future Perfect: will have knocked
Past conditional: would have knocked