Definition of aware
- be aware of the danger
- aware of the latest advances in medicine
Are you aware how important you are to me?
She is one of the most aware people I know.
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First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
: knowing that something (such as a situation, condition, or problem) exists
: feeling, experiencing, or noticing something (such as a sound, sensation, or emotion)
: knowing and understanding a lot about what is happening in the world or around you
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to lower or disgrace the reputation of
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