know different/otherwise

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of know different/otherwise

:to know that something that people think or say is true is not really true
  • She says she has no money but I know different/otherwise.

Word by Word Definitions

know play
  1. : to perceive directly : have direct cognition of

  2. : to have understanding of

  3. : to recognize the nature of : discern

  1. : knowledge

different play
  1. : partly or totally unlike in nature, form, or quality : dissimilar

  2. : not the same: such as

  3. : distinct

  1. : differently

otherwise play
  1. : something or anything else : something to the contrary

  1. : in a different way or manner

  2. : in different circumstances

  3. : in other respects

  1. : different


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