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See definition of know ropes on Dictionary.com
  • as incompetent
  • as inable
  • as inknow the ropes

synonyms for know ropes

  • adequate
  • capable
  • decent
  • efficient
  • proficient
  • qualified
  • skilled
  • adapted
  • all around
  • appropriate
  • au fait
  • being a pistol
  • clever
  • complete
  • crisp
  • dynamite
  • endowed
  • enough
  • equal
  • fireball
  • fit
  • fool
  • good
  • know ins and outs
  • know one's business
  • know one's stuff
  • know the answers
  • know the ropes
  • know the score
  • no slouch
  • on the ball
  • paid one's dues
  • pertinent
  • polished
  • satisfactory
  • savvy
  • sufficient
  • suitable
  • there
  • up to it
  • up to snuff
  • up to speed
  • wicked
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antonyms for know ropes

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  • impotent
  • incapable
  • incompetent
  • inept
  • insufficient
  • unable
  • unqualified
  • unskilled
  • unsuitable
  • inadequate
  • inefficient
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    How to use know ropes in a sentence

    She is quite true, but not wise, and your left hand must not know what your right hand is doing.
    CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
    He came to the top of the stairs with a lamp in his hand, and wanted to know what the rumpus was about.
    THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
    It seems very strange that I shall actually know Liszt at last, after hearing of him so many years.
    MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
    Kind of a reception-room in there—guess I know a reception-room from a hole in the wall.
    BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
    The policemen looked dull and heavy, as if never again would any one be criminal, and as if they had come to know it.
    BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
    "I don't know whether I am going to like this or not--this coming to live in town," thought the little pig.
    SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
    The pig family did not know when Squinty would be taken away from them, and all they could do was to wait.
    SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
    It's an idle question, I know; wise men and musty philosophers say that regrets are foolish.
    RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
    They are unquestionably penitent now; but then, you know, they have the recollection of very recent suffering fresh upon them.
    THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
    There are some folk in this country, you know, who manifest a very retiring disposition at times.
    RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
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