What does knocking mean?

Definitions for knocking
knock·ing

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word knocking.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. knock, knocking(noun)

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

    "the knocking grew louder"

Wiktionary

  1. knocking(Noun)

    An act in which something is knocked on, or the sound thus produced

Webster Dictionary

  1. Knocking

    of Knock

  2. Knocking(noun)

    a beating; a rap; a series of raps

Freebase

  1. Knocking

    Knocking is a 2006 documentary film directed by Joel Engardio and Tom Shepard that focuses on the civil liberties fought for by Jehovah's Witnesses. It focuses primarily on the stories of three Jehovah's Witnesses, and how their lives demonstrate three fundamental Witness teachings that have affected society in general: Conscientious objection, and rejection of blood transfusions and saluting the flag. Knocking won the jury award for best documentary at the 2006 USA Film Festival in Dallas and the audience award for best documentary at the 2006 Indianapolis International Film Festival. It has been shown at film festivals in Trenton, New Jersey; Flint, Michigan; Cleveland, Ohio; Reno, Nevada; East Lansing, Michigan. Knocking was first televised on the PBS series Independent Lens on May 22, 2007. It was also broadcast on the Australian television program Compass on May 18, 2008. The documentary is also available on DVD.

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. knocking

    A slow but sure way of putting the skids under your prospects. Push in the door softly, and all things are yours--knock and nothing shall be opened unto you.

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'knocking' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3167

How to pronounce knocking ?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say knocking in sign language?

  1. knocking

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of knocking in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of knocking in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of knocking in a Sentence

  1. Jennifer Fortier:

    He was knocking at the door.

  2. Dave Barry:

    Skiing combines outdoor fun with knocking down trees with your face.

  3. Todd Williamson:

    He's the new archbishop and is knocking, wishing to enter his cathedral.

  4. Vikrant Parsai:

    Explaining to an ignorant person is like knocking at the door of a deaf man.

  5. Vikrant Parsai:

    If the knocking at the door is loud and long, it is not opportunity, it is your relatives.

Images & Illustrations of knocking

  1. knockingknockingknockingknockingknocking

Popularity rank by frequency of use

knocking#10000#19810#100000

Translations for knocking

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for knocking »

Translation

Find a translation for the knocking definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • Chinese - Simplified 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • Chinese - Traditional 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Spanish Español (Spanish)
  • Japanese 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Portuguese Português (Portuguese)
  • German Deutsch (German)
  • Arabic العربية (Arabic)
  • French Français (French)
  • Russian Русский (Russian)
  • Kannada ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • Korean 한국어 (Korean)
  • Hebrew עברית (Hebrew)
  • Ukrainian Український (Ukrainian)
  • Urdu اردو (Urdu)
  • Hungarian Magyar (Hungarian)
  • Hindi मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesian Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italian Italiano (Italian)
  • Tamil தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Turkish Türkçe (Turkish)
  • Telugu తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • Thai ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Vietnamese Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Czech Čeština (Czech)
  • Polish Polski (Polish)
  • Indonesian Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Romanian Românește (Romanian)
  • Dutch Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Greek Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latin Latinum (Latin)
  • Swedish Svenska (Swedish)
  • Danish Dansk (Danish)
  • Finnish Suomi (Finnish)
  • Persian فارسی (Persian)
  • Yiddish ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • Armenian հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norwegian Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English English (English)

Discuss these knocking definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"knocking." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2019. Web. 16 Jun 2019. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/knocking>.

Are we missing a good definition for knocking? Don't keep it to yourself...

Free, no signup required:

Add to Chrome

Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Free, no signup required:

Add to Firefox

Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for knocking:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.