What does knocking mean?

Definitions for knocking
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. knock, knockingnoun

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

    "the knocking grew louder"

Wiktionary

  1. knockingnoun

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Knocking

    of Knock

  2. Knockingnoun

    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.

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

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  1. Alex
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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. Alessandra Biaggi:

    Her race put a massive crack in cynicism, in a way that people said,' Whoa, this is possible and it can happen here,' more volunteers came in, more shifts knocking doors, more small-dollar donations, and it has been one of the key pieces to Zephyr Teachout progress right now.

  2. Ahti Heinla:

    When you place your order online, as you do right now, but instead of getting the delivery by somebody coming up to your door and knocking on your door, you would get it by a robot.

  3. John Travolta:

    The challenges kept on knocking us down – different directors, different casts, different scripts – one was too shoot-'em-up , one was too family, people like challenges and I was willing to stay with it til we saw it through.

  4. Sadia Allin:

    The cutters have been knocking on doors, including mine, asking if there are young girls they can cut. I was so shocked.

  5. George Castaneda:

    I do n’t know what Hacienda San Miguel Mexican Grill is. I ca n’t put my finger on it. But prior to the pandemic, we had people just knocking at our door looking for work. Now there’s not too many people looking for work.

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