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1. know

verb. ['ˈnoʊ'] be cognizant or aware of a fact or a specific piece of information; possess knowledge or information about.

Synonyms

  • cognize
  • keep track
  • cognise
  • realise
  • recognize
  • agnise
  • realize
  • recognise

Antonyms

  • ignore
  • stay in place
  • open
  • abstain

Etymology

  • knowen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cnawan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Example sentences of the word know


1. Verb, base form
It is necessary to pay a little more attention to know if having a bite.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Some employees know that if they make a mistake, it is best to take ownership of it.

Quotes containing the word know


1. You know you're in love when you can't fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.
- Dr. Seuss

2. If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
- J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

3. A woman is like a tea bag; you never know how strong it is until it's in hot water.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

2. know-how

noun. ['ˈnoʊˌhaʊ'] the (technical) knowledge and skill required to do something.

Synonyms

  • method
  • power
  • ability
  • wisdom
  • bag of tricks

Antonyms

  • powerful
  • powerlessness
  • ineffectiveness
  • unpersuasiveness

3. know

verb. ['ˈnoʊ'] know how to do or perform something.

Synonyms

  • control
  • know what's going on
  • master
  • get the hang
  • be with it
  • know the score
  • know what's what

Antonyms

  • be well
  • divide
  • disarrange
  • detach

Etymology

  • knowen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cnawan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. know

verb. ['ˈnoʊ'] be aware of the truth of something; have a belief or faith in something; regard as true beyond any doubt.

Synonyms

  • cognise
  • foresee
  • foreknow
  • previse
  • anticipate

Antonyms

  • lose
  • dissuade
  • dishonor
  • refuse

Etymology

  • knowen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cnawan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. know

verb. ['ˈnoʊ'] have firsthand knowledge of states, situations, emotions, or sensations.

Synonyms

  • go through
  • experience
  • see
  • taste
  • relive
  • live over

Antonyms

  • get up
  • turn out
  • malevolence
  • hate

Etymology

  • knowen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cnawan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. know

verb. ['ˈnoʊ'] accept (someone) to be what is claimed or accept his power and authority.

Synonyms

  • recognize
  • acknowledge
  • recognise

Antonyms

  • disjoin
  • wife
  • husband
  • miss

Etymology

  • knowen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cnawan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. know

verb. ['ˈnoʊ'] have fixed in the mind.

Antonyms

  • natural elevation

Etymology

  • knowen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cnawan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. know

noun. ['ˈnoʊ'] the fact of being aware of information that is known to few people.

Antonyms

  • unscrew

Etymology

  • knowen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cnawan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. know

verb. ['ˈnoʊ'] know the nature or character of.

Synonyms

  • realise
  • recognize
  • agnise
  • realize
  • recognise

Antonyms

  • ionate
  • calcify
  • iodinate
  • string

Etymology

  • knowen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cnawan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. know

verb. ['ˈnoʊ'] perceive as familiar.

Synonyms

  • remember
  • recall
  • recollect
  • call up
  • retrieve
  • think

Antonyms

  • dislike
  • refrain
  • disclaim
  • pack

Etymology

  • knowen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cnawan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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