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knowledge

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of knowledge

  1. 1 a body of facts learned by study or experience <the forest ranger shared some of his vast knowledge of the woods with us> Synonyms lore, science, wisdom Related Words dope, information, intelligence, know, lowdown, news, skinny [slang]; data, evidence, facts; acquaintance, awareness, familiarity, literacy; erudition, learning, scholarship; expertise, know-how Near Antonyms ignorance, inexperience, innocence, nescience, unfamiliarity

  2. 2 the understanding and information gained from being educated <tests evaluate how much knowledge you have gained in a particular subject> Synonyms erudition, education, learnedness, learning, literacy, scholarshipRelated Words culture, edification, enlightenment; reading; bookishness, pedantryNear Antonyms functional illiteracyAntonyms ignorance, illiteracy, illiterateness

  3. 3 a state of being aware <my knowledge that I was watching a true story made the film more compelling> Synonyms advertence, advertency, awareness, cognizance, consciousness, ear, eye, heed, attention, mindfulness, note, notice, observance, observationRelated Words hyperawareness, hyperconsciousness; advisement, care, concern, consideration, regard, watch; apprehension, discernment, grasp, mind, perception, recognition, thought, understandingNear Antonyms disregard, neglect, obliviousness, unawareness





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