aware(p), cognizant, cognisant(adj)
(sometimes followed by `of') having or showing knowledge or understanding or realization or perception
"was aware of his opponent's hostility"; "became aware of her surroundings"; "aware that he had exceeded the speed limit"
bearing in mind; attentive to
"ever mindful of her health"; "mindful of his responsibilities"; "mindful of these criticisms, I shall attempt to justify my action"
Vigilant or on one's guard against danger or difficulty.
Stay aware! Don't let your guard down.
Conscious or having knowledge of something
Are you aware of what is being said about you?
Origin: From gewær, from ge- (English a-#Etymology 3) + wær (English ware), from ga- + . Replaced plain (unintensified) ware.
watchful; vigilant or on one's guard against danger or difficulty
apprised; informed; cognizant; conscious; as, he was aware of the enemy's designs
Origin: [OE. iwar, AS. gewr, fr. wr wary. The pref. ge- orig. meant together, completely. . See Wary.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
a-wār′, adj. wary: informed, conscious (with of)—ns. Aware′dom (H. Walpole), Aware′ness. [A.S. gewær, pfx. ge-, and wær, cautious. See Wary.]
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'AWARE' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #954
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'AWARE' in Written Corpus Frequency: #924
Rank popularity for the word 'AWARE' in Adjectives Frequency: #108
The numerical value of AWARE in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of AWARE in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
We are aware of the threat, we are aware of it and are investigating.
The aim of life is to live, and to live means to be aware, joyously drunkenly, serenely, divinely aware.
The aim of life is to live, and to live means to be aware, joyously, drunkenly, serenely, divinely aware.
It's very hard to turn your back once you're aware of what's going on, and you're aware of the injustices, and you're aware of the civilian casualties.
I am very much aware, almost painfully aware, about what you call my credibility, that my varnish is scratched. And no one is more sorry about it than myself.
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- conscientCatalan, Valencian
- wachsam, bewusstGerman
- consciente, alertaSpanish
- tietoinen, valpasFinnish
- au courant, conscientFrench
- fiosrachScottish Gaelic
- op de hoogte zijn, waakzaam, op zijn hoedeDutch
- świadom, świadomyPolish
- alerta, conscientePortuguese
- сведущий, в курсе, осведомлённый, знать, бдительныйRussian
- svjestan, svestan, budan, свестан, буданSerbo-Croatian
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