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  Words related to knowing

Related / Similar Words: enlightened, knowledgeable, learned, lettered, well-educated, well-read, wise(p), wise to(p), aware(p), deliberate, intentional, willful, wilful

 

Definition:
  • clear and certain mental apprehension;
  • highly educated; having extensive information or understanding; "an enlightened public"; "knowing instructors"; "a knowledgeable critic"; "a knowledgeable audience";
  • evidencing the possession of inside information;
  • alert and fully informed; "politically aware"; "a knowing collector of rare books"; "the most...technically aware of the novelists under thirty"- W.S.Graham; "surprisingly knowledgeable about what was going on";
  • by conscious design or purpose; "intentional damage"; "a knowing attempt to defraud"; "a willful waste of time";

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    Hyponyms: awareness, consciousness, cognizance, cognisance, knowingness, ken, prevision, foresight, prospicience, understanding, apprehension, discernment, savvy

     

    Derivational Morphology: know, cognize, cognise

     

     
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