Synonyms of knock about in English:

knock about

(also knock around)

See UK English definition of knock around

phrase

1‘for a couple of years we knocked about the Mediterranean’

SYNONYMS
wander, roam, rove, range, travel, travel idly, journey, voyage, globetrot, drift, coast, meander, gad about, gallivant, jaunt, take a trip, go on a trip
ramble, stroll, saunter, maunder, amble, traipse, dawdle, potter
traverse, travel round, roam around, range over
rare peregrinate, perambulate, vagabond

2‘she knocked around with artists’

SYNONYMS
associate, consort, keep company, go around, mix, socialize, have dealings, have to do with, accompany, escort
be friends, be friendly
informal hobnob, hang out, run around, be thick with, chum around, pal around, pal up