HyperDic: known

English > 1 sense of the word known:
ADJECTIVEallknownapprehended with certainty
known > pronunciation
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English > known: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaningapprehended with certainty.
Examples
  • "a known quantity"
  • "the limits of the known world"
  • "a musician known throughout the world"
  • "a known criminal"
Narrowerbest-knownMost familiar or renowned
better-knownMore familiar or renowned than the other of two
celebrated, famed, far-famed, famous, illustrious, notable, noted, renownedworthy of notice or attention
identifiedHaving the identity known or established
legendarySo celebrated as to having taken on the nature of a legend
proverbialWidely known and spoken of
well-knownWidely or fully known
See alsoacknowledgedrecognized or made known or admitted
familiarwell known or easily recognized
gloriousHaving or deserving or conferring glory
Oppositeunknownnot known
Spanishconocido, sabido
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