Meaning & Definition of Know in English
1. The fact of being aware of information that is known to few people
- "He is always in the know"
1. Be cognizant or aware of a fact or a specific piece of information
- Possess knowledge or information about
- "I know that the president lied to the people"
- "I want to know who is winning the game!"
- "I know it's time"
- know ,
- cognize ,
2. Know how to do or perform something
- "She knows how to knit"
- "Does your husband know how to cook?"
3. Be aware of the truth of something
- Have a belief or faith in something
- Regard as true beyond any doubt
- "I know that i left the key on the table"
- "Galileo knew that the earth moves around the sun"
4. Be familiar or acquainted with a person or an object
- "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"
5. Have firsthand knowledge of states, situations, emotions, or sensations
- "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"
- know ,
- experience ,
6. Accept (someone) to be what is claimed or accept his power and authority
- "The crown prince was acknowledged as the true heir to the throne"
- "We do not recognize your gods"
- acknowledge ,
- recognize ,
- recognise ,
7. Have fixed in the mind
- "I know latin"
- "This student knows her irregular verbs"
- "Do you know the poem well enough to recite it?"
8. Have sexual intercourse with
- "This student sleeps with everyone in her dorm"
- "Adam knew eve"
- "Were you ever intimate with this man?"
- sleep together ,
- roll in the hay ,
- love ,
- make out ,
- make love ,
- sleep with ,
- get laid ,
- have sex ,
- know ,
- do it ,
- be intimate ,
- have intercourse ,
- have it away ,
- have it off ,
- screw ,
- fuck ,
- jazz ,
- eff ,
- hump ,
- lie with ,
- bed ,
- have a go at it ,
- bang ,
- get it on ,
9. Know the nature or character of
- "We all knew her as a big show-off"
10. Be able to distinguish, recognize as being different
- "The child knows right from wrong"
11. Perceive as familiar
- "I know this voice!"