know what it means
Definition of know what it means
: to understand what it is like to do or be something I know what it means to be poor. —usually used in negative statements You don't know what it means to be truly alone. —sometimes used in an exaggerated way to make a forceful statement I don't know what it means to surrender!
Word by Word Definitions
: to perceive directly : have direct cognition of
: to have understanding of
: to recognize the nature of : discern
: used as an interrogative expressing inquiry about the identity, nature, or value of an object or matter
: often used to ask for repetition of an utterance or part of an utterance not properly heard or understood
: in what respect : how
: used as an interrogative expressing inquiry about the identity, nature, or value of a person, object, or matter
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