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  • 1 know — know; fore·know; fore·know·able; fore·know·er; fore·know·ing·ly; know·abil·i·ty; know·able; know·er; know·ing·ly; know·ing·ness; mis·know; pre·know; un·know·en; know·ing; un·know; know·able·ness; un·know·ably; un·know·ing·ness; …

    English syllables

  • 2 Know — (n[=o]), v. t. [imp. {Knew} (n[=u]); p. p. {Known} (n[=o]n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Knowing}.] [OE. knowen, knawen, AS. cn[ a]wan; akin to OHG. chn[ a]an (in comp.), Icel. kn[ a] to be able, Russ. znate to know, L. gnoscere, noscere, Gr. gighw skein,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 know — ► VERB (past knew; past part. known) 1) have knowledge of through observation, inquiry, or information. 2) be absolutely sure of something. 3) be familiar or friendly with. 4) have a good command of (a subject or language). 5) have personal… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 4 know — [nō] vt. knew, known, knowing [ME knowen < OE cnawan, akin to OHG cnāhan < IE base * ĝen , *ĝnō , to know, apprehend > CAN1, KEN, L gnoscere, to know, Gr gignōskein] 1. to have a clear perception or understanding of; be sure of or well… …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 Know — Know, v. i. 1. To have knowledge; to have a clear and certain perception; to possess wisdom, instruction, or information; often with of. [1913 Webster] Israel doth not know, my people doth not consider. Is. i. 3. [1913 Webster] If any man will do …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 know of — (someone/something) to have information about someone or something. Do you know of a way to remove this stain? We ve never met, but I certainly know of him. Usage notes: also used in the spoken phrase not that I know of I do not know: “Is he home …

    New idioms dictionary

  • 7 know — The expression you know, inserted parenthetically in a sentence in speech, sometimes has real meaning, e.g. in introducing extra information that the hearer is likely to know already, but generally it is a meaningless sentence filler like I mean …

    Modern English usage

  • 8 Know — (n[=o]), n. Knee. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9 know — I verb absorb, apperceive, appreciate, apprehend, assimilate, be apprised of, be informed, cognize, comprehend, conceive, conclude, conjecture, deduce, digest, discern, fathom, find, gather, glean, grasp, identify, infer, internalize, learn,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 10 know — [v1] understand information apperceive, appreciate, apprehend, be acquainted, be cognizant, be conversant in, be informed, be learned, be master of, be read, be schooled, be versed, cognize, comprehend, differentiate, discern, discriminate,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 11 Know HR — is an online magazine about human resources processes, employee motivation, and executive compensation. It is syndicated on Reuters, IBS, and The Palm Beach Post.External links* [http://www.knowhr.com/blog/ KnowHR Blog] *… …

    Wikipedia

  • 12 know of — index apprehend (perceive) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 13 know — know1 W1S1 [nəu US nou] v past tense knew [nju: US nu:] past participle known [nəun US noun] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(have information)¦ 2¦(be sure)¦ 3¦(be familiar with somebody/something)¦ 4¦(realize)¦ 5¦(skill/experience)¦ 6¦(know somebody s qualities)¦ 7… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 know — 1 verb past tense knew, past participle known INFORMATION 1 (intransitive, transitive not in progressive) to have information about something: Who knows the answer? | Do you happen to know the time? | When are they arriving? Maybe Mrs. Mott knows …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 know — know1 [ nou ] (past tense knew [ nu ] ; past participle known [ noun ] ) verb never progressive *** ▸ 1 learn/understand ▸ 2 be familiar with ▸ 3 use particular name for ▸ 4 remember someone for something ▸ 5 experience ▸ 6 have learned something …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 16 know — [[t]no͟ʊ[/t]] ♦ knows, knowing, knew, known 1) VERB: no cont If you know a fact, a piece of information, or an answer, you have it correctly in your mind. [V n] I don t know the name of the place... [V …

    English dictionary

  • 17 know — I UK [nəʊ] / US [noʊ] verb [never progressive] Word forms know : present tense I/you/we/they know he/she/it knows present participle knowing past tense knew UK [njuː] / US [nu] past participle known UK [nəʊn] / US [noʊn] *** Ways of saying I don… …

    English dictionary

  • 18 know*/*/*/ — [nəʊ] (past tense knew [njuː] ; past participle known [nəʊn] ) verb I 1) [I/T] to have information about something, or to understand something How do you know my name?[/ex] ‘Have they arrived yet? ‘ I don t know. [/ex] If you don t know the… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 19 know — v. & n. v. (past knew; past part. known) 1 tr. (often foll. by that, how, what, etc.) a have in the mind; have learnt; be able to recall (knows a lot about cars; knows what to do). b (also absol.) be aware of (a fact) (he knows I am waiting; I… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 20 know — v. 1) (D; intr.) to know about, of (we knew about the incident) 2) (D; tr.) to know as (I knew her as a colleague) 3) (d; tr.) to know by (to know a poem by heart; to know smb. by name; I knew her by sight only) 4) (d; tr.) to know from ( to be… …

    Combinatory dictionary