Synonyms for cognizant

Synonyms for (adjective) cognizant

Synonyms: cognisant, cognizant, aware

Definition: (sometimes followed by `of') having or showing knowledge or understanding or realization or perception

Usage: was aware of his opponent's hostility; became aware of her surroundings; aware that he had exceeded the speed limit

Similar words: awake, alert, alive

Definition: mentally perceptive and responsive

Usage: an alert mind; alert to the problems; alive to what is going on; awake to the dangers of her situation; was now awake to the reality of his predicament


Similar words: conscious

Definition: (followed by `of') showing realization or recognition of something

Usage: few voters seem conscious of the issue's importance; conscious of having succeeded; the careful tread of one conscious of his alcoholic load- Thomas Hardy


Similar words: sensible

Definition: aware intuitively or intellectually of something sensed

Usage: made sensible of his mistakes; I am sensible that the mention of such a circumstance may appear trifling- Henry Hallam; sensible that a good deal more is still to be done- Edmund Burke