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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
know (verb)
transitive verb
1.
a) (1) to perceive directly have direct cognition of
(2) to have understanding of - importance of knowing oneself
(3) to recognize the nature of - discern
b) (1) to recognize as being the same as something previously - known
(2) to be acquainted or familiar with
(3) to have experience of
2.
a) to be aware of the truth or factuality of be convinced or certain of
b) to have a practical understanding of - knows how to write
3.
intransitive verb
archaic to have sexual intercourse with
1.
to have - knowledge
2.
to be or become cognizant - sometimes used interjectionally with you especially as a filler in informal speech
know (noun)
- knowledge
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
know (verb)
1.
to have a practical understanding of
SYNONIMS:
comprehend, grasp, understand
RELATED WORDS:
appreciate, apprehend, cognize, fathom, follow, ken [], perceive, savvy; have, possess; catch on (to), pick up
NEAR ANTONYMS:
misapprehend, misconceive, misinterpret, misknow, misperceive, misunderstand
know (verb)
2.
to come to a knowledge of (something) by living through it
SYNONIMS:
endure, feel, have, know, pass, see, suffer, sustain, taste, undergo, witness
RELATED WORDS:
encounter, meet; accept, receive; assimilate, digest
know (verb)
3.
to have a clear idea of
SYNONIMS:
appreciate, apprehend, assimilate, behold, catch, catch on (to), cognize, compass, conceive, cotton (to on to), decipher, decode, dig, discern, get, grasp, grok, intuit, know, make, make out, perceive, recognize, register, savvy, see, seize, sense, tumble (to), twig, understand
RELATED WORDS:
absorb, digest, take in; realize; fathom, penetrate, pierce
NEAR ANTONYMS:
misapprehend, misconceive, misconstrue, misinterpret, misperceive, misread, mistake, misunderstand
miss
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