witting


1wit·ting

noun \ˈwi-tən, -tiŋ\

Definition of WITTING

1
chiefly dialect :  knowledge or awareness of something :  cognizance
2
chiefly dialect :  information obtained or communicated :  news

First Known Use of WITTING

14th century

Rhymes with WITTING

2wit·ting

adjective \-tiŋ\

Definition of WITTING

1
:  cognizant or aware of something :  conscious <a witting participant>
2
:  done deliberately :  intentional <a witting violation>
wit·ting·ly \-tiŋ-lē\ adverb

Examples of WITTING

  1. <she was a witting partner; he had told her about the risk involved>
  2. <your witting assistance in helping the robber escape makes you an accessory after the fact>

First Known Use of WITTING

circa 1520

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