Definition of known
: generally recognized a known authority on art
First Known Use of known
KNOWN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of known for English Language Learners
: generally accepted as something specified
: included in the knowledge that all people considered as one group have
: familiar to people
KNOWN Defined for Kids
Definition of known for Students
: generally recognized She's a known liar.
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