Definitions of know

  1. accept ( smeone) to be what is claimed or accept his power and authority; " The Crown Prince was acknowledged as the true heir to the throne"; " We do not recognize your gods"
  2. have sexual intercourse with; " This student sleeps with everyone in her dorm"; " Adam knew Eve" ( know is archaic); " Were you ever intimate with this man?"
  3. be cognizant or aware of a fact or a specific piece of information; possess knowledge or information about; " I know that the President lied to the people"; " I want to know who is winning the game!"; " I know it's time"
  4. have firsthand knowledge of states, situations, emotions, or sensations; " I know the feeling!"; " have you ever known hunger?"; " I have lived a kind of hell when I was a drug addict"; " The holocaust survivors have lived a nightmare"; " I lived through two divorces"
  5. be familiar or acquainted with a person or an object; " She doesn't know this composer"; " Do you know my sister?"; " We know this movie"; " I know him under a different name"; " This flower is known as a Peruvian Lily"
  6. be aware of the truth of something; have a belief or faith in something; regard as true beyond any doubt; " I know that I left the key on the table"; " Galileo knew that the earth moves around the sun"
  7. know how to do or perform something; " She knows how to knit"; " Does your husband know how to cook?"
  8. have fixed in the mind; " I know Latin"; " This student knows her irregular verbs"; " Do you know the poem well enough to recite it?"
  9. perceive as familiar; " I know this voice!"
  10. accept ( someone) to be what is claimed or accept his power and authority; " The Crown Prince was acknowledged as the true heir to the throne"; " We do not recognize your gods"
  11. be able to distinguish, recognize as being different; " The child knows right from wrong"
  12. know the nature or character of; " we all knew her as a big show- off"
  13. have sexual intercourse with; " This student sleeps with everyone in her dorm"; " Adam knew Eve"; " Were you ever intimate with this man?"
  14. Knee.
  15. To perceive or apprehend clearly and certainly; to understand; to have full information of; as, to know one's duty.
  16. To be convinced of the truth of; to be fully assured of; as, to know things from information.
  17. To be acquainted with; to be no stranger to; to be more or less familiar with the person, character, etc., of; to possess experience of; as, to know an author; to know the rules of an organization.
  18. To recognize; to distinguish; to discern the character of; as, to know a person's face or figure.
  19. To have sexual commerce with.
  20. To be assured; to feel confident.
  21. Knew.
  22. To have knowledge; to have a clear and certain perception; to possess wisdom, instruction, or information; - often with of.
  23. To perceive with the mind; understand clearly; be aware of; to see as distinct from others; recognize; be acquainted with.
  24. To be informed.
  25. Known.
  26. Knowing.
  27. To be informed of: to be assured of: to be acquainted with: to recognize: ( B.) to approve:- pr. p. knowing; pa. t. knew ( nu); pa. p. known ( non).
  29. Know.
  30. To perceive; be acquainted with; be assured of; recognise.
  31. To be certain of oracquainted with; recognize; understand.
  32. To have or get knowledge.
  33. To perceive with certainty; to have a clear and certain idea or notion of; to have an assured conviction of; to distinguish; to recognise by recollection, remembrance, representation, or description; to be acquainted with; to have sexual commerce with; to approve.
  34. To have clear and certain perception; not to be doubtful; to be informed; to take cognizance of.
  35. To understand clearly; to be informed of; to be familiar with; to recognise; to distinguish.

Quotes of know

  1. Only one thing has to change for us to know happiness in our lives: where we focus our attention. – Greg Anderson
  2. Art is the close scrutiny of reality and therefore I put on the stage only those things that I know happen in our society. – Edward Bond
  3. Everything we know by heart enriches us and helps us find ourselves. If it should get in the way of finding ourselves, it is because we have no personality. – Nadia Boulanger
  4. I taught them everything they know but not everything I know – James Brown
  5. You know one had as good be out of the world, as out of the fashion. – Colley Cibber
  6. Creativity often consists of merely turning up what is already there. Did you know that right and left shoes were thought up only a little more than a century ago? – Bernice Fitz-Gibbon
  7. I mean a song that's specifically for the girls. It's saying you know we talk about them night and day, we're constantly pondering on men and what they've done good and what they've done bad and all these things in our lives. – Willa Ford
  8. The clever men at Oxford, know all that there is to be knowed. But they none of them know one half as much, as intelligent Mr. Toad. – Kenneth Grahame
  9. If people have bought something of mine, they know by now that I will decline writing it for the movies. – Patricia Highsmith
  10. I get readings, I sometimes get five a week. You'll feel like a schizophrenic by the end of that week. I don't know who I am any more. You'll be in conversation with a friend and start spitting out dialogue. – Josh Holloway
  11. Ours is an excessively conscious age. We know so much, we feel so little. – David Herbert Lawrence
  12. Democracy is the theory that the common people know what they want, and deserve to get it good and hard. – H. L. Mencken
  13. Security was another reason. You never know what can happen to you when you earn a lot of money. – Ed O'Neill
  14. I know intuitively when the work is right, no training can teach you this, it is simply a matter of feeling. – Robert Ryan
  15. I don't know why my lines that were cut from the film didn't make it onto the DVD. I have offered to go into the editing room with Christopher and work shoulder to shoulder with him to fit all my lines in. I think he thinks I'm kidding. I'm only trying to help. – Fred Willard

Usage examples for know

  1. Anything more you would like to know – The Danvers Jewels, and Sir Charles Danvers by Mary Cholmondeley
  2. " Well, I don't know I said. – Burr Junior by G. Manville Fenn
  3. That you should know – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  4. D'you know Aughacashel, Mr. Thady? – The Macdermots of Ballycloran by Anthony Trollope
  5. But you do, you know – A Family Man (From the Fifth Series Plays) by John Galsworthy Last Updated: February 10, 2009
  6. How then did she know it? – The Macdermots of Ballycloran by Anthony Trollope
  7. You know what it is. – Cord and Creese by James de Mille
  8. " How do I know – Prince Fortunatus by William Black
  9. And I know it, . – The Tracer of Lost Persons by Robert W. Chambers
  10. You know we will not speak of it. – Atheism Among the People by Alphonse de Lamartine
  11. I know right where it is. – The Desert Valley by Jackson Gregory
  12. You know Mr. Nighthawk! – Mohun, or, The Last Days of Lee by John Esten Cooke
  13. Do you know me, Ethie? – Ethelyn's Mistake by Mary Jane Holmes
  14. You know that it is wrong! – The Sins of Séverac Bablon by Sax Rohmer
  15. Would it know I was naughty? – Hoodie by Mary Louisa Stewart Molesworth
  16. Do you know Miss Castlemaine? – The Man Who Rose Again by Joseph Hocking
  17. No, how could you know – The Major by Ralph Connor
  18. " I know that," Crawford said. – Black Man's Burden by Dallas McCord Reynolds
  19. You know about me- don't you? – The Price She Paid by David Graham Phillips
  20. Do you know what I shall do? – Esmeralda by Frances Hodgson Burnett

Rhymes for know