Definition of Know


  • the fact of being aware of information that is known to few people
    "he is always in the know"


  • perceive as familiar
    "I know this voice!"
  • be able to distinguish, recognize as being different
    "The child knows right from wrong"
  • know the nature or character of
    "we all knew her as a big show-off"
  • have sexual intercourse with
    "This student sleeps with everyone in her dorm"
    "Adam knew Eve"
    "Were you ever intimate with this man?"
    - sleep together - roll in the hay - make out - make love - sleep with - get laid - have sex - do it - be intimate - have intercourse - have it away - have it off - lie with - have a go at it - get it on
  • have fixed in the mind
    "I know Latin"
    "This student knows her irregular verbs"
    "Do you know the poem well enough to recite it?"
  • 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"
  • 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"
  • 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"
  • 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"
  • know how to do or perform something
    "She knows how to knit"
    "Does your husband know how to cook?"
  • 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"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

Word games points for the Know

  • Scrabble® score of the know (11)
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Unscramble know

13 unscramble word found using the letters know.

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