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Definition of Knock

Knock

  1. To drive or be driven against something; to strike against something; to clash; as, one heavy body knocks against another.
  2. To strike or beat with something hard or heavy; to rap; as, to knock with a club; to knock on the door.
  3. To strike with something hard or heavy; to move by striking; to drive (a thing) against something; as, to knock a ball with a bat; to knock the head against a post; to knock a lamp off the table.
  4. To strike for admittance; to rap upon, as a door.
  5. A blow; a stroke with something hard or heavy; a jar.
  6. A stroke, as on a door for admittance; a rap.
  7. To practice evil speaking or fault-finding; to criticize habitually or captiously.
  8. To impress strongly or forcibly; to astonish; to move to admiration or applause.

Knock Quotations

So I say to you, Ask and it will be given to you; search, and you will find; knock, and the door will be opened for you.
Jesus Christ

Opportunity does not knock, it presents itself when you beat down the door.
Kyle Chandler

If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door.
Milton Berle

There will always be a few people who just want to knock you down or are jealous or just want to be horrible for the sake of it. I don't know what drives someone to be nasty.
Geri Halliwell

No man ever got very high by pulling other people down. The intelligent merchant does not knock his competitors. The sensible worker does not work those who work with him. Don't knock your friends. Don't knock your enemies. Don't knock yourself.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
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Knock Translations

knock in Afrikaans is klap
knock in Danish is banke
knock in Dutch is slaan, klappen, kloppen, opvallen
knock in French is buter, frappez, palpiter, frappent, frapper
knock in German is klopfen, Klopfen, Schlag
knock in Italian is battuta, battere, urtare
knock in Portuguese is batidas
knock in Spanish is latir, golpear, topar

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