HyperDic: unknown

English > 8 senses of the word unknown:
ADJECTIVEallunknownnot known
allunknown, nameless, unidentified, unnamedbeing or having an unknown or unnamed source
allunknownnot known to exist
allunknown, obscure, unsungnot famous or acclaimed
allunknown, strangenot known before
NOUNlocationunknown, unknown region, terra incognitaan unknown and unexplored region
person unknown, stranger, alienanyone who does not belong in the environment in which they are found
communicationunknown, unknown quantitya variable whose values are solutions of an equation
unknown > pronunciation
Soundsahnnow'n
Rhymesacetone ... zone: 126 rhymes with own...
English > unknown: 8 senses > adjective 1
Meaningnot known.
Examples
  • "an unknown amount"
  • "an unknown island"
  • "an unknown writer"
  • "an unknown source"
Narrowerchartless, uncharted, unmapped(of unknown regions) not yet surveyed or investigated
little-knownunknown to most people
unbeknown, unbeknownst(usually used with 'to') occurring or existing without the knowledge of
undiagnosedeluding diagnosis
undiscovered, unexplorednot yet discovered
unheard-ofpreviously unknown
unidentifiednot yet identified
See alsoingloriousnot bringing honor and glory
unacknowledgednot recognized or admitted
unfamiliarnot known or well known
Oppositeknownapprehended with certainty
Spanishdesconocido, ignoto, incógnito
Catalandesconegut
Nounsunknowna variable whose values are solutions of an equation
unknownanyone who does not belong in the environment in which they are found
English > unknown: 8 senses > adjective 2
MeaningBeing or having an unknown or unnamed source.
Example"a poem by an unknown author"
Synonymsnameless, unidentified, unnamed
Broaderanonymous, anon.Having no known name or identity or known source
Spanishanónimo, desconocido, incógnito, innominada, innominado
Catalananònim, desconegut, incògnit
English > unknown: 8 senses > adjective 3
Meaningnot known to exist.
Example"things obscurely felt surged up from unknown depths"
Broaderunsuspectednot suspected or believed likely
Spanishdesconocido
English > unknown: 8 senses > adjective 4
Meaningnot famous or acclaimed.
Synonymsobscure, unsung
Broaderingloriousnot bringing honor and glory
Spanishdesconocido, oscuro
English > unknown: 8 senses > adjective 5
Meaningnot known before.
Example "don't let anyone unknown into the house"
Synonymstrange
Broaderunfamiliarnot known or well known
English > unknown: 8 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningAn unknown and unexplored region.
Example"they came like angels out the unknown"
Synonymsunknown region, terra incognita
BroaderregionA large indefinite location on the surface of the Earth
Spanishincógnita, región ignota, terra incognita, tierra desconocida
Catalanregió ignota, terra desconeguda, terra incognita
English > unknown: 8 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningAnyone who does not belong in the environment in which they are found.
Synonymsstranger, alien
Narrowerforeigner, outsidersomeone who is excluded from or is not a member of a group
Broaderintruder, interloper, trespassersomeone who intrudes / intrudes on the privacy or property of another without permission
Oppositeacquaintance, friendA person with whom you are acquainted
Spanishextrangero, extranjero, extraño, forastero, intruso
Catalandesconegut, estranger, estrany, foraster, intrús
Adjectivesunknownnot known
English > unknown: 8 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningA variable whose values are solutions of an equation.
Synonymunknown quantity
BroadervariableA symbol (like x or y) that is used in mathematical or logical expressions to represent a variable quantity
Spanishincógnita
Catalanincògnita
Adjectivesunknownnot known

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