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knowing

noun

Definition of knowing



14th Century

First Known Use of knowing

14th century

Rhymes with knowing


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knowing

adjective

Simple Definition of knowing

  • : showing that you have special knowledge

Full Definition of knowing

  1. 1 :  having or reflecting knowledge, information, or intelligence

  2. 2 a :  shrewdly and keenly alert :  astute <a knowing observer> b :  indicating possession of exclusive inside knowledge or information <a knowing smile>

  3. 3 :  cognitive

  4. 4 :  deliberate <knowing interference in the affairs of another>

know·ing·ly adverb
know·ing·ness noun

Examples of knowing

  1. She looked at us in a knowing way.

  2. <exchanged a knowing look with her business partner during the sales presentation>



14th Century

First Known Use of knowing

14th century


KNOWING Defined for Kids

knowing

adjective know·ing \ˈnō-iŋ\

Definition of knowing

  1. 1 :  having or showing special knowledge, information, or intelligence

  2. 2 :  shrewdly and keenly alert <The baby looked around with knowing eyes.>

know·ing·ly adverb




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