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knows, 3rd person singular present; knowing, present participle; known, past participle; knew, past tense;
  1. Be aware of through observation, inquiry, or information
    • - most people know that CFCs can damage the ozone layer
    • - I know what I'm doing
  2. Have knowledge or information concerning
    • - I would write to him if I knew his address
    • - I know of one local who shot himself
  3. Be absolutely certain or sure about something
    • - I just knew it was something I wanted to do
    • - I knew it!
  4. Have developed a relationship with (someone) through meeting and spending time with them; be familiar or friendly with
    • - he knew and respected Laura
  5. Have a good command of (a subject or language)

  6. Recognize (someone or something)
    • - Isabel couldn't hear the words clearly, but she knew the voice
  7. Be familiar or acquainted with (something)
    • - a little restaurant she knew near Times Square
  8. Have personal experience of (an emotion or situation)
    • - a man who had known better times
  9. Regard or perceive as having a specified characteristic
    • - he is also known as an amateur painter
  10. Give (someone or something) a particular name or title
    • - the doctor was universally known as “Hubert.”
  11. Be able to distinguish one person or thing from (another)
    • - you are convinced you know your own baby from any other in the world
  12. Have sexual intercourse with (someone)


  1. the fact of being aware of information that is known to few people; "he is always in the know"
  2. know how to do or perform something; "She knows how to knit"; "Does your husband know how to cook?"
  3. be aware of the truth of something; have a belief or faith in something; regard as true beyond any doubt; "I know that I left the key on the table"; "Galileo knew that the earth moves around the sun"
  4. be familiar or acquainted with a person or an object; "She doesn't know this composer"; "Do you know my sister?"; "We know this movie"; "I know him under a different name"; "This flower is known as a Peruvian Lily"
  5. have firsthand knowledge of states, situations, emotions, or sensations; "I know the feeling!"; "have you ever known hunger?"; "I have lived a kind of hell when I was a drug addict"; "The holocaust survivors have lived a nightmare"; "I lived through two divorces"
  6. acknowledge: accept (someone) to be what is claimed or accept his power and authority; "The Crown Prince was acknowledged as the true heir to the throne"; "We do not recognize your gods"
  7. have fixed in the mind; "I know Latin"; "This student knows her irregular verbs"; "Do you know the poem well enough to recite it?"
  8. sleep together: have sexual intercourse with; "This student sleeps with everyone in her dorm"; "Adam knew Eve"; "Were you ever intimate with this man?"
  9. know the nature or character of; "we all knew her as a big show-off"
  10. be able to distinguish, recognize as being different; "The child knows right from wrong"
  11. Knowledge is defined by the Oxford English Dictionary as (i) expertise, and skills acquired by a person through experience or education; the theoretical or practical understanding of a subject; (ii) what is known in a particular field or in total; facts and information; or (iii) awareness or ...
  12. KNOW-FM (91.1 FM) is the flagship radio station of Minnesota Public Radio's "news and information" network, primarily broadcasting a talk radio format to the Minneapolis-St. Paul market. The frequency had previously gone under the call sign KSJN, but the purchase of a commercial station at 99. ...
  13. The Know is an Australian talk show on Max. The pop culture show features Yumi Stynes, musician Jimmy Barnes and actress Lisa Hensley as the main show hosts along with former Machine Gun Fellatio keyboardist, Chit Chat Von Loopin Stab. ...
  14. (Knowing (movie)) Knowing is a 2009 American science fiction film directed by Alex Proyas and starring Nicolas Cage. The project was originally attached to a number of directors under Columbia Pictures, but it was placed in turnaround and eventually picked up by Escape Artists. ...
  15. (The Knowing) The Knowing is the third full-length album by the doom/death metal band, Novembers Doom, released in 2000
  16. knowledge; To be certain or sure about; To be acquainted or familiar with; to have encountered; To have knowledge of; to have memorised information, data, or facts about; To understand (a subject); To be informed about; To experience; To have sexual relations with
  17. (knowed) Alternative form of knew
  18. (KNOWING) That which is beyond faith or hope; direct knowing; Awakening
  19. (Knowing) a Working that allows a sorcerer to divine information about a person, place, or thing. The amount of information gleaned from a Knowing depends on the strength and skill of the sorcerer involved. Knowings may be blocked by an Obscuring.
  20. (Knowing) and Comprehending, in a patriarchal paradigm (thesis, obedience, truth known by revelation), means being taught a truth or fact, given a command, and then questioned to see if you understand (comprehend) that if you get it right or obey it you will be rewarded and if you get it wrong ...
  21. (Knowing) knowledge and insights that come through us from Great Spirit.
  22. (knowing) "individual human processes of experiencing and comprehending the self and the world in ways that can be brought to some level of conscious awareness" (Chinn & Kramer, 1995, p. 5).
  23. radio drama by Norbert Ruebsaat (CBC, 1998)
  24. To have a clear perception or understanding of, to be sure of, to have a firm mental grasp of; information applies to data that are gathered in any way, as by reading, observation, hearsay, etc. ...
  25. in mind, learnt, recallable, aware (of), good command of, recognise, identify, distinguish, see/understand (fact/truth clear/certain), familiar, understand (from experience), knowledge (of)