Synonyms for cognizance
Antonyms for cognizance
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR COGNIZANCE
Yet of this interval the utilitarian theory takes no cognizance.
A searching by, or cognizance of, a magistrate, or other authorized officer.
The Chinese who have gone have been with Chinese cognizance, but not under Chinese protection.
There was no cognizance of anything except this one maddening girl.
The wiser they are in intelligence the less perception of cognizance they have.
Out of whom condescension is to flow is a matter of which Heaven takes no cognizance.
As Smith had no wife, this could not have been his cognizance.
There were influences at work in Delgratz of which even you had no cognizance.
Could such a thing be done without the cognizance of the house?
Some cried out that they had had no cognizance of any plot to deceive.
mid-14c., from Anglo-French conysance "recognition," later, "knowledge," from Old French conoissance "acquaintance, recognition; knowledge, wisdom" (Modern French connaissance), from past participle of conoistre "to know," from Latin cognoscere "to get to know, recognize," from com- "together" (see co-) + gnoscere "to know" (see notice (n.)). The -g- was restored in English spelling 15c. and has gradually affected the pronunciation, which was always "con-." The old pronunciation lingered longest in legal use.