HyperDic: knowing

English > 5 senses of the word knowing:
NOUNcognitionknowinga clear and certain mental apprehension
ADJECTIVEallknowing, wise, wise toevidencing the possession of inside information
allknowing, intentional, deliberatecharacterized by conscious design or purpose
allknowing, knowledgeablealert and fully informed
allknowing, knowledgeable, learned, lettered, well-educated, well-readhighly educated
knowing > pronunciation
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English > knowing: 5 senses > adjective 1
Meaningevidencing the possession of inside information.
Synonymswise, wise to
BroaderinformedHaving much knowledge or education
Spanishastuto, avispado, espabilado, inteligente, listo
Catalanastut, espavilat, intel·ligent, llest
Nounsknowingnesshaving knowledge of
knowingnessshrewdness demonstrated by knowledge
English > knowing: 5 senses > adjective 2
MeaningCharacterized by conscious design or purpose.
Example "a knowing attempt to defraud"
Synonymsintentional, deliberate
BroaderintendedResulting from one's intentions
Spanishdeliberado, intencionado, intencional, premeditado
Catalanintencional, intencionat, premeditat
Nounsknowingnessshrewdness demonstrated by knowledge
Adverbsknowinglywith full knowledge and deliberation
English > knowing: 5 senses > adjective 3
MeaningAlert and fully informed.
Example"a knowing collector of rare books"
BroaderinformedHaving much knowledge or education
Nounsknowingnesshaving knowledge of
English > knowing: 5 senses > adjective 4
MeaningHighly educated; having extensive information or understanding.
Example"knowing instructors"
Synonymsknowledgeable, learned, lettered, well-educated, well-read
Broadereducatedpossessing an education (especially having more than average knowledge)
Spanishculto, docto, erudito, ilustrado, instruido, instruído, letrado, sabio
Catalanculte, docte, erudit, il·lustrat, instruït, lletrat, savi
Nounsknowingnesshaving knowledge of
English > knowing: 5 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningA clear and certain mental apprehension.
Narrowerawareness, consciousness, cognizance, cognisance, knowingnessHaving knowledge of
cognizance, kenRange of what one can know or understand
incognizanceA lack of knowledge or recognition
knowThe fact of being aware of information that is known to few people
prevision, foresight, farsightedness, prospicienceSeeing ahead
understanding, apprehension, discernment, savvyThe cognitive condition / condition of someone who understands
Broaderhigher cognitive processcognitive processes that presuppose the availability of knowledge and put it to use
Verbsknowbe cognizant or aware of a fact or a specific piece of information

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