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knowledge

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of knowledge

  1. 1 a body of facts learned by study or experience the forest ranger shared some of his vast knowledge of the woods with us Synonyms of knowledge lore, science, wisdom Words Related to knowledge dope, information, intelligence, know, lowdown, news, skinny [slang]; data, evidence, facts; acquaintance, awareness, familiarity, literacy; erudition, learning, scholarship; expertise, know-how Near Antonyms of knowledge ignorance, inexperience, innocence, nescience, unfamiliarity

  2. 2 the understanding and information gained from being educated tests evaluate how much knowledge you have gained in a particular subject Synonyms of knowledge erudition, education, learnedness, learning, literacy, scholarshipWords Related to knowledge culture, edification, enlightenment; reading; bookishness, pedantryNear Antonyms of knowledge functional illiteracyAntonyms of knowledge ignorance, illiteracy, illiterateness

  3. 3 a state of being aware my knowledge that I was watching a true story made the film more compelling Synonyms of knowledge advertence, advertency, awareness, cognizance, consciousness, ear, eye, heed, attention, mindfulness, note, notice, observance, observationWords Related to knowledge hyperawareness, hyperconsciousness; advisement, care, concern, consideration, regard, watch; apprehension, discernment, grasp, mind, perception, recognition, thought, understandingNear Antonyms of knowledge disregard, neglect, obliviousness, unawareness

Synonym Discussion of knowledge

knowledge, learning, erudition, scholarship mean what is or can be known by an individual or by humankind. knowledge applies to facts or ideas acquired by study, investigation, observation, or experience.
    • rich in the knowledge of human nature
learning applies to knowledge acquired especially through formal, often advanced, schooling.
    • a book that demonstrates vast learning
erudition strongly implies the acquiring of profound, recondite, or bookish learning.
    • an erudition unusual even in a scholar
scholarship implies the possession of learning characteristic of the advanced scholar in a specialized field of study or investigation.
    • a work of first-rate literary scholarship


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