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criticize

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knock about or around

knock about or around with someone

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  • mix with
  • associate with
  • mingle with
  • hang out with
  • hang with
  • be friends with
  • consort with
  • run around with
  • hobnob with
  • socialize with
  • accompany
  • hang about with
  • fraternize with

knock it off

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knock someone down

knock someone out: floor

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knock someone out: eliminate

knock someone out: impress

knock someone up: wake up

knock someone up: make pregnant

knock something back

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knock something down: reduce

knock something off: steal

knock something off: remove

knock something or someone back

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to make a noise by striking

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to find fault with

knock about: to be rough or brutal with

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knock about: to injure or damage, as by abuse or heavy wear

knock about: to speak together and exchange ideas and opinions about

knock down: to cause to fall, as from a shot or blow

knock down: to pull down or break up so that reconstruction is impossible

knock off: to take away (a quantity) from another quantity

knock off: to take the life of (a person or persons) unlawfully

knock off: to take property or possessions from (a person or company, for example) unlawfully and usually forcibly

knock out: to render powerless or motionless, as by inflicting severe injury

knock out: to make extremely tired

knock over: to turn or cause to turn from a vertical or horizontal position

the sound made by a light blow

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Synonyms for knock

the sound of knocking (as on a door or in an engine or bearing)

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negative criticism

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a vigorous blow

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a bad experience

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the act of hitting vigorously

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deliver a sharp blow or push :"He knocked the glass clear across the room"

rap with the knuckles

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make light, repeated taps on a surface

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sound like a car engine that is firing too early

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References in classic literature ?
'Do--you--mean--to--tell--me'--Annette's voice trembled 'do you mean to tell me that you knocked that time simply to make me come up?'
Six times in succession he refused to touch the clams, and six times he was knocked senseless.
In the midst of all their noise, a knock was heard at the door.
Passing down the street, the Caliph had been attracted by the music of instruments and the sound of laughter, and had ordered his vizir to go and knock at the door of the house, as he wished to enter.
The knock was answered by Sadie, with a taper in her hand, and the vizir, who was surprised at her beauty, bowed low before her, and said respectfully, "Madam, we are three merchants who have lately arrived from Moussoul, and, owing to a misadventure which befel us this very night, only reached our inn to find that the doors were closed to us till to-morrow morning.
He rolled toward it, grovelled toward it, fell toward it when he was knocked down.
She presented them with an air of great magnanimity, saying, `Now you not come any more for knock my Ambrosch down?'
Knock, like many local "Knocks" including Knockbreda, stems from the Irish for hill or Cnoc.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni's captaincy as well as his captain's knocks has played a vital role in Chennai Super Kings success in this edition.
Perera played one of the greatest knocks in the history of Test cricket as the left-handed batter remained unbeaten on 153 as the batter stitched an epic 78-run partnership with No.
That's because many, 15 to be specific, are alumni of the School of Hard Knock Knocks.
IRELAND assistant Roy Keane said he would be worried if James McCarthy was turning up for international duty without any minor knocks.
In cases where officers have ordered occupants to open the door, however, courts have found that "if an officer knocks and announces himself by saying 'Police.