informed

adjective in·formed \ in-ˈfȯrmd \

Definition of informed

1 a :having information
  • informed sources
  • informed observers
b :based on possession of information
  • an informed opinion
2 :educated, knowledgeable
  • what the informed person should know

informedly

play \in-ˈfȯrmd-lē, -ˈfȯr-məd-lē\ adverb

Examples of informed in a Sentence

  1. Informed sources told us of the new policy.

  2. We need to spend more time researching our options so that we can make an informed choice.

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First Known Use of informed

15th century



INFORMED Defined for English Language Learners

informed

adjective

Definition of informed for English Language Learners

  • : having information

  • : based on information


Law Dictionary

informed

adjective in·formed

legal Definition of informed

:based on or made with essential information
  • an informed judgment


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