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Definitions of known

  1.   of Know.
  2.   Perceived; understood; recognised.
  3.   apprehended with certainty; " a known quantity"; " the limits of the known world"; " a musician known throughout the world"; " a known criminal"
  4.   Understood clearly.
  5.   Of know, which see.

Antonyms for known

given, unmapped, anonymous, certain, Innominate, undiscovered, unknown, untitled, some, unidentified, undiagnosed, unnamed, unexplored, unspecified, unheard-of, Unchristened, uncharted, faceless, chartless, one, nameless, unbeknownst, incognito, unbeknown, unbaptized.

Quotes of known

  1. The gambling known as business looks with austere disfavor upon the business known as gambling. – Ambrose Bierce
  2. Well, over the years, I've developed a stable of songs of which I'm known for and never get tired of singing. – Joe Cocker
  3. We aren't people who believe that just because we're performers our opinions on everything need to be known – Penn Jillette
  4. If I had known it I would have told my son, I'd rather shoot you than let you join the SS. But I didn't know. – Wilhelm Keitel
  5. I would rather be known as 'Jim Kolbe, the trade expert in Congress who happens to be gay,' rather than 'Jim Kolbe, gay congressman from Arizona.' – Jim Kolbe
  6. Men are as we have always known them, neither better nor worse from the hearts of rogues there springs a latent honesty, from the depths of honest men there emerges a brutish appetite- a thirst for extermination, a desire for blood. – Frederica Montseny
  7. We have a lot of long narrative poems written in the 20th century, but they're not very well known and they're not read by very many people. – Robert Morgan
  8. Fascism is a religion. The twentieth century will be known in history as the century of Fascism. – Benito Mussolini
  9. I never have known a man of ordinary common -sense who did not urge upon his sons, from earliest childhood, doctrines of economy and the practice of accumulation. – William Graham Sumner
  10. Rob Lowe, I've known him for a long time because I have three daughters, ya know. He's been cruising those three girls for a long time. – Robert Wagner
  11. Around New York, our group had become known as 'Dee Dee and her girls' because we were used on everything, so going out on a solo career wasn't as much a big deal to me. – Dee Dee Warwick
  12. In known history, nobody has had such capacity for altering the universe than the people of the United States of America. And nobody has gone about it in such an aggressive way. – Alan Watts
  13. The earth is a tremendous gift. There is nothing else like it in the known universe. I want to leave it the way I found it. – Dennis Weaver
  14. Most producers I've known were writers first, and writing is a vital part of any game show. You could easily argue that the writing is the key ingredient that makes 'Jeopardy!' so great. – Randy West
  15. Chevy Chase and Bill Murray- we thought those guys were funny. We love Bill Murray, but we didn't think they were right for Airplane! because it would step on the joke if there was a known comedian. – David Zucker

Usage examples for known

  1. If he had not known Margaret, what would he have done? ” – There was a King in Egypt by Norma Lorimer
  2. “ I have always known that I should have to return to Paris. ” – The Light That Lures by Percy Brebner
  3. But then, too, they would have known how to keep him. ” – The Getting of Wisdom by Henry Handel Richardson
  4. Still, I should so like to have known my father. ” – The Hero of Garside School by J. Harwood Panting
  5. The night was so strange, so different from any night Tessibel had ever known – Tess of the Storm Country by Grace Miller White
  6. And this is but a poor way to put it; yet how shall I make the thing more known to you? ” – The Night Land by William Hope Hodgson
  7. He might have known she was sure to come back. ” – The Moving Finger A Trotting Christmas Eve at Warwingie Lost! The Loss of the "Vanity" Dick Stanesby's Hutkeeper The Yanyilla Steeplechase A Digger's Christmas by Mary Gaunt
  8. “ " I might have known she said. ” – The Major by Ralph Connor
  9. By the way, doctor, since you're Mrs. Randall's cousin, you must have known the doctor pretty well. ” – The Gray Mask by Wadsworth Camp
  10. She had known it from the first. ” – The Law-Breakers by Ridgwell Cullum
  11. She had told him so, but he might have known she had never meant it. ” – Notwithstanding by Mary Cholmondeley
  12. You must have known love yourself, Mathilde? ” – Three Comedies by Björnstjerne M. Björnson Commentator: R. Farquharson Sharp
  13. Was ever any one known to tell it? ” – Nancy A Novel by Rhoda Broughton
  14. Where had I known him first? ” – Who Goes There? by Blackwood Ketcham Benson
  15. They, too, went to London in May, of course, as she had known they would. ” – Gigolo by Edna Ferber
  16. Oh, they had always known she was a lady! ” – Carl and the Cotton Gin by Sara Ware Bassett
  17. She would have known you were her aunt. ” – Miss Merivale's Mistake by Mrs. Henry Clarke
  18. Why, I am too well known sir, take that as you will. ” – Desert Dust by Edwin L. Sabin
  19. This much is known today. ” – The Romance of a Great Store by Edward Hungerford
  20. “ I have known it for a week. ” – The Sign of Flame by E. Werner

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