Synonyms for know

Synonyms for (noun) know

Synonyms: know

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

Usage: he is always in the know

Similar words: knowing

Definition: a clear and certain mental apprehension

Synonyms for (verb) know

Synonyms: 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

Similar words: accept

Definition: consider or hold as true

Usage: I cannot accept the dogma of this church; accept an argument


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: see, go through, experience

Definition: go or live through

Usage: We had many trials to go through; he saw action in Viet Nam


Synonyms: know

Definition: perceive as familiar

Usage: I know this voice!

Similar words: think, call back, call up, recall, retrieve, recollect, remember

Definition: recall knowledge from memory; have a recollection

Usage: I can't remember saying any such thing; I can't think what her last name was; can you remember her phone number?; Do you remember that he once loved you?; call up memories


Synonyms: know

Definition: be able to distinguish, recognize as being different

Usage: The child knows right from wrong

Similar words: tell, tell apart, differentiate, distinguish, secern, secernate, separate, severalise, severalize

Definition: mark as different

Usage: We distinguish several kinds of maple


Synonyms: know

Definition: know the nature or character of

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

Similar words: recognise, recognize, realise, realize, agnise, agnize

Definition: be fully aware or cognizant of


Synonyms: 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?

Similar words: copulate, couple, pair, mate

Definition: engage in sexual intercourse

Usage: Birds mate in the Spring