Definitions for know

Definitions for (noun) know

Main entry: know

Definition: the fact of being aware of information that is known to few people

Usage: he is always in the know

Definitions for (verb) know

Main entry: acknowledge, know, recognise, recognize

Definition: accept (someone) to be what is claimed or accept his power and authority

Usage: The Crown Prince was acknowledged as the true heir to the throne; We do not recognize your gods

Main entry: know

Definition: be familiar or acquainted with a person or an object

Usage: 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

Main entry: know, cognise, cognize

Definition: be cognizant or aware of a fact or a specific piece of information; possess knowledge or information about

Usage: I know that the President lied to the people; I want to know who is winning the game!; I know it's time

Main entry: know

Definition: be aware of the truth of something; have a belief or faith in something; regard as true beyond any doubt

Usage: I know that I left the key on the table; Galileo knew that the earth moves around the sun

Main entry: know

Definition: know how to do or perform something

Usage: She knows how to knit; Does your husband know how to cook?

Main entry: know

Definition: have fixed in the mind

Usage: I know Latin; This student knows her irregular verbs; Do you know the poem well enough to recite it?

Main entry: know, live, experience

Definition: have firsthand knowledge of states, situations, emotions, or sensations

Usage: 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

Main entry: know

Definition: perceive as familiar

Usage: I know this voice!

Main entry: know

Definition: be able to distinguish, recognize as being different

Usage: The child knows right from wrong

Main entry: know

Definition: know the nature or character of

Usage: we all knew her as a big show-off

Main entry: make love, make out, jazz, lie with, know, love, fuck, sleep together, sleep with, roll in the hay, screw, bonk, bang, be intimate, bed, eff, do it, hump, have a go at it, have intercourse, have it away, have it off, have sex, get it on, get laid

Definition: have sexual intercourse with

Usage: This student sleeps with everyone in her dorm; Adam knew Eve; Were you ever intimate with this man?

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