Definition of know Pronunciation
Verb
1. To perceive the truth or factuality of; to be certain of or that.
I know that I’m right and you’re wrong.
He knew something terrible was going to happen.
2. To be aware of; to be cognizant of.
Did you know Michelle and Jack were getting divorced? ― Yes, I knew.
She knows where I live.
I knew he was upset, but I didn't understand why.
3. To be acquainted or familiar with; to have encountered.
I know your mother, but I’ve never met your father.
4. To experience.
Their relationship knew ups and downs.
5. To distinguish, to discern, particularly by contrast or comparison; to recognize the nature of.
To know a person's face or figure;
To know right from wrong;
I wouldn't know one from the other.
6. To recognize as the same (as someone or something previously encountered) after an absence or change.
7. To understand or have a grasp of through experience or study.
Let me do it. I know how it works.
She knows how to swim.
His mother tongue is Italian, but he also knows French and English.
She knows chemistry better than anybody else.
Know your enemy and know yourself.
8. To have sexual relations with.
9. To have knowledge; to have information, be informed.
It is vital that he not know.
She knew of our plan.
He knows about 19th century politics.
10. To be or become aware or cognizant.
Did you know Michelle and Jack were getting divorced? ― Yes, I knew.
11. To be acquainted (with another person).
12. To be able to play or perform (a song or other piece of music).
Do you know "Blueberry Hill"?
Noun
13. Knowledge; the state of knowing.
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English - English - know Pronunciation
n. state of knowing, knowledge
v. have knowledge of; be acquainted with; understand; distinguish; be aware of
English - Spanish - know Pronunciation
s. (to be in the know) estar enterado, saber
v. saber; estar en conocimiento de, tener por sabido; conocer, estar informado sobre; ser sabio
English - French - know Pronunciation
n. connaissance, le fin mot de l'affaire
v. savoir; connaître; comprendre; discerner; être conscient de
English - German - know Pronunciation
n. Wissen, Bescheid (wissen)
v. wissen; kennen; informiert sein; erkennen; unterscheiden, differenzieren
English - Indonesian - know Pronunciation
v. tahu, mengetahui, menguasai, pandai, mengerti, paham, maklum, mafhum, mengenal, kenal
English - Italian - know Pronunciation
s. sapere, essere informato; essere certo
v. conoscere, sapere; (rifl) fare la conoscenza di; capire; distinguere; essere consapevole di
English - Polish - know Pronunciation
v. wiedzieć, znać, umieć, zapoznać się
English - Portuguese - know Pronunciation
s. saber, conhecimento
v. saber; conhecer; entender; perceber; ter conhecimento
English - Romanian - know Pronunciation
v. şti, cunoaşte, pricepe: se pricepe, fi priceput în, face cunoştinţă cu, recunoaşte, reaminti: a-şi reaminti, fi în stare să recunoască, fi în stare să deosebească, fi în stare să distingă, fi în stare să aprecieze, avea experienţă, fi trecut prin, fi la curent
English - Russian - know Pronunciation
г. знать, иметь представление, иметь определенные знания; уметь, испытать, пережить; быть знакомым, узнавать, отличать
English - Turkish - know Pronunciation
f. bilmek, tanımak, tatmak, başından geçmek, ayırt etmek, farketmek, ilişkisi olmak
English - Ukrainian - know Pronunciation
v. знати, розуміти, уміти, усвідомлювати, володіти, знайомий: бути знайомим
English - Dutch - know Pronunciation
zn. kennis, op de hoogte zijn van
ww. weten; kennen; voorstellen; begrijpen; verstaan
English - Greek - know Pronunciation
ρήμ. ξέρω, γνωρίζω, αναγνωρίζω, ξεχωρίζω, έχω πείρα
English - Arabic - know Pronunciation
‏فهم، عرف، علم، ميز، عانى، درى، عرف جيدا، عرف شخص‏
English - Chinese - know Pronunciation
(动) 知道; 懂得; 了解; 认识; 知道; 了解, 懂得
English - Chinese - know Pronunciation
(動) 知道; 懂得; 瞭解; 認識; 知道; 瞭解, 懂得
English - Hindi - know Pronunciation
v. सूचत होना, जानना, समझना, पहिचानना, परिचित होना, सचेत: से सचेत होना, जानकारी होना
English - Japanese - know Pronunciation
(動) 知る; 憶えている; わかる; 熟知している; 見て知っている; 知合いである
(名) 知識
English - Korean - know Pronunciation
동. 알다, 숙지하다; 인정하다; 이해하다; 구별하다; 인지하다
English - Vietnamese - know Pronunciation
n. biết rỏ, được tin mách riêng
v. nhận biết, nhận ra, phân biệt, hiểu biết


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Dictionary Extension
Synonyms for know
1. discriminate: differentiate, distinguish, separate, difference
2. understand: comprehend, fathom, perceive, discern, cognise, appreciate, apprehend
3. experience: undergo, sustain, suffer, see, have
4. befriend: acquaint, familiarise, familiarize, introduce
Verb forms for know
Present participle: knowing
Present: know (3.person: knows)
Past: knew
Future: will know
Present conditional: would know
Present Perfect: have known (3.person: has known)
Past Perfect: had known
Future Perfect: will have known
Past conditional: would have known