HyperDic: information

English > 5 senses of the word information:
NOUNcommunicationinformation, infoa message received and understood
cognitioninformationknowledge acquired through study or experience or instruction
communicationinformationformal accusation of a crime
groupinformation, dataa collection of facts from which conclusions may be drawn
attributeinformation, selective information, entropy(communication theory) a numerical measure of the uncertainty of an outcome
information > pronunciation
Soundsihnfao'rmey'shahn; ih.nfermey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > information: 5 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA message received and understood.
NarrowerammunitionInformation that can be used to attack or defend a claim or argument or viewpoint
confirmationInformation that confirms or verifies
course of study, program, programme, curriculum, syllabusAn integrated course of academic studies
databaseAn organized body of related information
details, inside informationtrue confidential information
evidence(law) all the means by which any alleged matter of fact whose truth is investigated at judicial trial is established or disproved
factA statement or assertion of verified information about something that is the case or has happened / happened
factoidSomething resembling a fact
format, formatting, data format, data formattingThe organization of information according to preset specifications (usually for computer processing)
geninformal term for information
insider informationImportant information about the plans or condition of a corporation that has not been released to the public
intelligence, intelligence informationSecret information about an enemy (or potential enemy / enemy)
materialInformation (data or ideas or observations) that can be used or reworked into a finished form
misinformationInformation that is incorrect
news, intelligence, tidings, wordInformation about recent and important events
newsInformation reported in a newspaper or news magazine
newsInformal information of any kind that is not previously known to someone
nuts and boltsDetailed practical information about how something works or how something can be accomplished
propagandaInformation that is spread for the purpose of promoting some cause
readout, read-outThe information displayed or recorded on an electronic device
report card, reportA written evaluation of a student's scholarship and deportment
secretSomething that should remain hidden / hidden from others (especially information that is not to be passed on)
secret, arcanumInformation known only to a special group
skinnyconfidential information about a topic or person
stuffInformation in some unspecified form / form
tabulation, tabular matterInformation set out in tabular form
updateNews that updates your information
Broadermessage, content, subject matter, substanceWhat a communication that is about something is about
Spanishinfo, información
Catalaninfo, informació
Verbsinformimpart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to
English > information: 5 senses > noun 2, cognition
Meaningknowledge acquired through study or experience or instruction.
Narroweracquaintance, familiarity, conversance, conversancypersonal knowledge or information about someone or something
background, background knowledgeInformation that is essential to understanding a situation or problem
circumstance, condition, considerationInformation that should be kept in mind when making a decision
datum, data pointAn item of factual information derived from measurement or research
descriptorA piece of stored information that is used to identify an item in an information storage and retrieval system
evidence, groundsYour basis for belief or disbelief
example, illustration, instance, representativeAn item of information that is typical of a class or group
factA piece of information about circumstances that exist or events that have occurred
predictorInformation that supports a probabilistic estimate of future events
stimulation, stimulus, stimulant, inputAny stimulating information or event
tip-offInside information that something is going to happen
Broadercognition, knowledge, noesisThe psychological result of perception / perception and learning and reasoning
Adjectivesinformationalrelating to or having the nature of information
Verbsinformimpart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to
English > information: 5 senses > noun 3, communication
Meaningformal accusation of a crime.
Broaderaccusation, accusalA formal charge of wrongdoing brought against a person
Spanishdelación, denuncia, información
Catalandelació, denúncia
English > information: 5 senses > noun 4, group
MeaningA collection of facts from which conclusions may be drawn.
Narroweraccounting dataAll the data (ledgers and journals and spreadsheets) that support a financial statement
metadatadata about data
raw dataunanalyzed data
Broadercollection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblageSeveral things grouped together or considered as a whole
Spanishdata, dato, datos
Catalandada, dades, informació
Verbsinformimpart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to
English > information: 5 senses > noun 5, attribute
Meaning(communication theory) a numerical measure of the uncertainty of an outcome.
Example"the signal contained thousands of bits of information"
Synonymsselective information, entropy
Categorycommunications, communication theoryThe discipline that studies the principles of transmiting information and the methods by which it is delivered (as print or radio or television etc.)
Broaderinformation measureA system of measurement of information based on the probabilities of the events that convey information

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