Definition for know

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That’s when the self-described “epistemologist” — one who studies the construction of knowledge — betrayed himself as a man who does not think to do a rudimentary Google search on something about which he knows nothing.

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As much as I say I like to be in the know, I also like to be in the know about what I don’t know.

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I have to highlight that because it’s not easy to play in a position that you know nothing about.

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I don't know why or who's doing it, but it's the legacy…and it's a legacy that is so important to the culture.

They know they will face either a swift backlash or deafening silence.

What they say is, ‘We don’t approve of violence, but you know what?

No one seems to know who that is—or why they would want to do such a thing.

Scalise spoke briefly, adding little of substance, saying that the people back home know him best.

She is quite true, but not wise, and your left hand must not know what your right hand is doing.

He came to the top of the stairs with a lamp in his hand, and wanted to know what the rumpus was about.

It seems very strange that I shall actually know Liszt at last, after hearing of him so many years.

Kind of a reception-room in there—guess I know a reception-room from a hole in the wall.

The policemen looked dull and heavy, as if never again would any one be criminal, and as if they had come to know it.


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To know something is to be aware of it as a fact or truth: He knows the basic facts of the subject. I know that he agrees with me. To comprehend is to know something thoroughly and to perceive its relationships to certain other ideas, facts, etc. To understand is to be fully aware not only of the meaning of something but also of its implications: I could comprehend all he said, but did not understand that he was joking.

On this page you'll find 137 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to know, such as: appreciate, experience, have, learn, notice, and perceive.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.