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Synonyms for knob

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. knob, boss(noun)

    a circular rounded projection or protuberance

    node, honcho, gaffer, thickening, hirer, boss, chief, foreman, pommel, political boss, party boss

  2. knob(noun)

    a round handle

    boss, thickening, pommel, node

  3. node, knob, thickening(noun)

    any thickened enlargement

    lymph gland, node, inspissation, pommel, leaf node, client, thickening, guest, thickener, boss, lymph node

  4. knob, pommel(noun)

    an ornament in the shape of a ball on the hilt of a sword or dagger

    saddlebow, boss, thickening, pommel, node

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. knob(n.)

    protuberance, boss, bunch, hunch, STUD

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. knob(n)

    excrescence, boss, lump, tubercle, knop, stud, hard swelling, finial, knosp

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "knob":

    button, command, bone, handful, dial, puller

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  1. Gallagher:

    Don't you wish there were a knob on the TV to turn up the intelligence There's one marked 'Brightness,' but it doesn't work.

  2. Jason Day:

    Jordan Spieth was always my hero growing up and watching Jordan Spieth, back then we had antennas and a little turn-knob TV. We only had four or five channels back home. The only time I could get to watch Jordan Spieth was when Jordan Spieth played major championships. And the majority of time Jordan Spieth was playing in those tournaments when Jordan Spieth was in Jordan Spieth peak and Jordan Spieth was dominating.

  3. Tribal Tools ' musical advisor:

    The idea with our founder and CEO was to really change the game a little bit. Instead of controlling sound with turning a knob or a fader, really to move with it and give the audience something they can see and feel.

  4. Olivia Nuzzi:

    I tried to knock on the basement door, but the gate was n’t open. Then I walked up the steps to the main door and knocked for, like, 10 minutes. And I ’m knocking, knocking, nobody’s answering. But after a while, I just touched the door knob, and the door was open. I walked in and I ’m in White House, by Olivia Nuzzi, so I tookthis photoof the quote on a wall. I peered around but I did n’t walk fully into White House.

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