HyperDic: know

English > 12 senses of the word know:
VERBcognitionknow, cognize, cognisebe cognizant or aware of a fact or a specific piece of information
cognitionknowknow how to do or perform something
cognitionknowbe aware of the truth of something
cognitionknowbe familiar or acquainted with a person or an object
cognitionknow, experience, livehave firsthand knowledge of states, situations, emotions, or sensations
cognitionknow, acknowledge, recognize, recogniseaccept (someone) to be what is claimed or accept his power and authority
cognitionknowhave fixed in the mind
contactknow, sleep together, roll in the hay, love, make out, make love, sleep with, get laid, have sex, 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, bonkhave sexual intercourse with
cognitionknowknow the nature or character of
cognitionknowbe able to distinguish, recognize as being different
cognitionknowperceive as familiar / familiar
NOUNcognitionknowthe fact of being aware of information that is known to few people
know > pronunciation
Soundsnow'
Rhymesalbino ... Zeno: 63 rhymes with now...
English > know: 12 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningThe fact of being aware of information that is known to few people.
Example"he is always in the know"
BroaderknowingA clear and certain mental apprehension
Spanishal corriente, en la onda
English > know: 12 senses > verb 1, cognition
MeaningBe cognizant or aware of a fact or a specific piece of information; possess knowledge or information about.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
ModelSam and Sue know
Examples
  • "I know that the President lied to the people"
  • "I want to know who is winning the game!"
  • "I know it's time"
Synonymscognize, cognise
Narrowerkeep trackKeep informed of fully aware
recognize, recognise, realize, realise, agnize, agniseBe fully aware or cognizant of
OppositeignoreBe ignorant of or in the dark about
Similar toknowBe aware of the truth of something
Spanishcomprender, conocer, entender, saber
Catalanconèixer, saber
Adjectivesknowablecapable of being known
Nounsknowera person who knows or apprehends / apprehends
knowinga clear and certain mental apprehension
English > know: 12 senses > verb 2, cognition
Meaningknow how to do or perform something.
PatternSomebody ----s to INFINITIVE
Examples
  • "She knows how to knit"
  • "Does your husband know how to cook?"
Narrowerknow the score, be with it, be on the ball, know what's going on, know what's whatBe well-informed
master, controlHave a firm understanding or knowledge of
master, get the hangBe or become completely proficient or skilled in
Spanishconocer, saber
Catalanconèixer, saber
English > know: 12 senses > verb 3, cognition
MeaningBe aware of the truth of something; have a belief or faith in something; regard as true beyond any doubt.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Example"I know that I left the key on the table"
Narroweranticipate, previse, foreknow, foreseerealize beforehand
Similar toknow, cognize, cogniseBe cognizant or aware of a fact or a specific piece of information
Spanishestar seguro de, saber
Catalansaber
Adjectivesknowablecapable of being known
English > know: 12 senses > verb 4, cognition
MeaningBe familiar or acquainted with a person or an object.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
ModelThey know themselves
Examples
  • "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"
Entailed byrecognize, recogniseperceive to be the same
Similar toknowperceive as familiar / familiar
Spanishconocer, saber
Catalanconèixer, saber
English > know: 12 senses > verb 5, cognition
MeaningHave firsthand knowledge of states, situations, emotions, or sensations.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThese men know the river
Examples
  • "I know the feeling!"
  • "have you ever known hunger?"
Synonymsexperience, live
Narrowerrelive, live overExperience again, often in the imagination
tasteExperience briefly
Broaderexperience, see, go throughgo or live through
Spanishexperimentar, saber, sentir
Catalanexperimentar, saber, sentir
Adjectivesknowablecapable of being known
English > know: 12 senses > verb 6, cognition
MeaningAccept (someone) to be what is claimed or accept his power and authority.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example"The Crown Prince was acknowledged as the true heir to the throne"
Synonymsacknowledge, recognize, recognise
BroaderacceptConsider or hold as true
Spanishadmitir, reconocer, saber
Catalanreconèixer, saber
English > know: 12 senses > verb 7, cognition
MeaningHave fixed in the mind.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Examples
  • "I know Latin"
  • "This student knows her irregular verbs"
  • "Do you know the poem well enough to recite it?"
Narrowerhave downHave (something) mastered
Spanishsaber
Catalansaber
Adjectivesknowablecapable of being known
English > know: 12 senses > verb 8, contact
MeaningHave sexual intercourse with.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymssleep together, roll in the hay, love, make out, make love, sleep with, get laid, have sex, 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, bonk
Entailed byconsummatefulfill sexually
seduce, score, makeinduce to have sex
Narrowerfornicatehave sex without being married
take, havehave sex with
Broadercopulate, mate, pair, coupleEngage in sexual intercourse
Similar toneck, make outkiss, embrace, or fondle with sexual passion
Spanishacostarse, cachar, cepillarse, chingar, coger, conocer, copular, culear, encantar, follarse, follar, garchar, hacer el amor, jalar, joder, pichar, saber, tirarse, tirar, vergar
Catalancardar, encantar, fer l'amor, fer un clau, follar, fotre un clau, fotre, saber, tirar-se
English > know: 12 senses > verb 9, cognition
Meaningknow the nature or character of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Broaderrecognize, recognise, realize, realise, agnize, agniseBe fully aware or cognizant of
Spanishsaber
Catalansaber
English > know: 12 senses > verb 10, cognition
MeaningBe able to distinguish, recognize as being different.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"The child knows right from wrong"
Broaderdistinguish, separate, differentiate, secern, secernate, severalize, severalise, tell, tell apartmark as different
Adjectivesknowablecapable of being known
English > know: 12 senses > verb 11, cognition
Meaningperceive as familiar / familiar.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example"I know this voice!"
Broaderremember, retrieve, recall, call back, call up, recollect, thinkrecall knowledge from memory
Similar toknowBe familiar or acquainted with a person or an object
Spanishconocer, saber
Catalanconèixer, saber

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