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know

noun

1 know

The fact of being aware of information that is known to few people.



verb

1 know

Be cognizant or aware of a fact or a specific piece of information; possess knowledge or information about:
— I know that the President lied to the people.
— I want to know who is winning the game!.
— I know it's time.

synonyms: cognise, cognize.

Roget 892: be sociable etc. adj.; know; be acquainted etc. adj.; associate with, sort with, keep company with, walk hand in hand with; eat off the same trencher, club together, consort, ... show more

Roget 527: tell; inform, inform of; acquaint, acquaint with; impart, impart to; make acquaintance with, apprise, advise, enlighten, awaken; transmit.    ... show more

Roget 484: believe, credit; give faith to, give credit to, credence to; see, realize; assume, receive; set down for, take for; have it, take it; ... show more

Roget 474: be certain etc. adj.; stand to reason.    render certain etc. adj.; insure, ensure, assure; clinch, make sure; determine, decide, ... show more

Dutch: bemerken, kennen, weten

2 know

Know how to do or perform something.

3 know

Be aware of the truth of something; have a belief or faith in something; regard as true beyond any doubt.

Dutch: weten

4 know

Be familiar or acquainted with a person or an object.

Dutch: kennen, weten

5 know

Have firsthand knowledge of states, situations, emotions, or sensations:
— I know the feeling!.
— Have you ever known hunger?.

synonyms: experience, live.

Roget 490: know, ken [Scot.], scan, wot; wot aware, be aware of etc. adj.; ween, weet, trow, have, possess.    conceive; ... show more

6 know

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.

synonyms: acknowledge, recognise, recognize.

Dutch: erkennen

7 know

Have fixed in the mind.

Dutch: kennen

8 know

Have sexual intercourse with.

synonyms: bang, be intimate, bed, bonk, do it, eff, fuck, get it on, get laid, have a go at it ... show more.

Roget 888: be friendly etc. adj., be friends etc. 890, be acquainted with etc. adj.; know; have the ear of; keep company with etc. (sociality) ... show more

Dutch: de liefde bedrijven, naar bed gaan met, slapen met, batsen, seks hebben, vrijen, bedvogelen, bibberen, bonken, bonzen ... show more

9 know

Know the nature or character of.

10 know

Be able to distinguish, recognize as being different.

11 know

Perceive as familiar.


Moby thesaurus: absorb, account, acquaintance, aller sans dire, announcement, appreciate, apprehend, assimilate, associate with, be acquainted with, be apprised of, be aware of, be axiomatic, be certain, be cognizant of, be confident, be conscious of, be conversant with, be exposed to, be friends ... show more.

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