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1. knob

noun. ['ˈnɑːb'] a circular rounded projection or protuberance.

Synonyms

  • boss
  • projection
  • nailhead

Antonyms

  • discontinue
  • let go of
  • defy
  • surrender

Etymology

  • knobbe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • knobbe (Middle Low German)

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Rhymes with Knob

  • punjab
  • miserables
  • throb
  • swab
  • stobbe
  • staab
  • snob
  • slob
  • schwab
  • prob
  • krob
  • grob
  • glob
  • glaab
  • blob
  • wobbe
  • sob
  • schaab
  • saab
  • robbe
  • robb
  • rob
  • raabe
  • raab
  • nobbe
  • naab
  • mob
  • lobb
  • lob
  • job

Sentences with knob


1. Noun, singular or mass
Remove the door knob from the door and place the outside cylinder knob in your hand.

2. Foreign word
Point the knob down and the spindle will fall away from the knob.

Quotes about knob


1. Will rolled up his sleeves. "We'll probably have to knock down the door--""Or,"said Jem, reaching out and giving the knob a twist, "not."The door swung open onto a rectangle of darkness. "Now, that's simply laziness,"said Will.
- Cassandra Clare, Clockwork Angel

2. Quiet is peace. Tranquility. Quiet is turning down the volume knob on life. Silence is pushing the off button. Shutting it down. All of it. - Amir
- Khaled Hosseini, The Kite Runner

3. Wild!"Ron said, twiddling the replay knob on the side. "I can make that old bloke down there pick his nose again... and again... and again...
- J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

2. knob

noun. ['ˈnɑːb'] a round handle.

Synonyms

  • grip
  • handgrip
  • doorhandle
  • hold
  • handle
  • stop

Antonyms

  • derestrict
  • deny
  • enable
  • disagree

Etymology

  • knobbe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • knobbe (Middle Low German)

3. knob

noun. ['ˈnɑːb'] an ornament in the shape of a ball on the hilt of a sword or dagger.

Synonyms

  • hilt
  • pommel
  • ornamentation
  • decoration

Antonyms

  • start
  • let
  • uncover
  • right

Etymology

  • knobbe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • knobbe (Middle Low German)

4. knob

noun. ['ˈnɑːb'] any thickened enlargement.

Synonyms

  • convex shape
  • thickening
  • node

Antonyms

  • disorganize
  • begin
  • continue
  • continuant consonant

Etymology

  • knobbe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • knobbe (Middle Low German)
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