Definition of know the meaning of (something)
- I know the meaning of loneliness.
- Those people don't know the meaning of hard work.
- He doesn't know the meaning of fear.
- I'll never stop trying. I don't know the meaning of the word "failure."
: to perceive directly : have direct cognition of
: to have understanding of
: to recognize the nature of : discern
: the thing one intends to convey especially by language : purport
: the thing that is conveyed especially by language : import
: something meant or intended : aim
: conveying or intended to convey meaning : significant, meaningful
: some indeterminate or unspecified thing
: some indeterminate amount more than a specified number
: a person or thing of consequence
: in some degree : somewhat
used as an intensive giving adverbial force to an adjective
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