Synonyms for ken
Antonyms for ken
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR KEN
Life's naked brutalities had theretofore been largely out of his ken.
It maks my hert sair to ken 'at no guid will your hert get o' his.
I'm thinkin we dee mair things in faith than we ken—but no eneuch!
For I hae seen him noo, and ken him noo—the houp o' glory in my hert and my life!
Ye see I ken sae muckle they ken naething aboot, or they wudna be as they are!
Ye maun learn to ken him, Francie, and syne ye'll be feart at naething!'
Thus, all that had been written as to the four worlds was within the ken of Columbus.
And then suddenly Ken halted the torpoon and stared with wide, alarmed eyes.
Ken locked the controls and scrambled back into the passenger compartment.
Ken Torrance gripped the hand outstretched to his and held it tight.
"to know," Scottish dialect, from Old English cennan "make known, declare, acknowledge" (in late Old English also "to know"), originally "make to know," causative of cunnan "to become acquainted with, to know" (see can (v.)). Cognate with German kennen, Danish kjende, Swedish känna. Related: Kenned; kenning.