cognize

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verb cog·nize \käg-ˈnīz, ˈkäg-ˌnīz\

Definition of cognize

cognized

;

cognizing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  know, understand

cognizer

noun

Examples of cognize in a sentence

  1. the philosopher's claim that we can never cognize—in a fundamental sense—anything

Origin and Etymology of cognize

back-formation from cognizance, after recognize


First Known Use: circa 1856



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