Definitions for AWAREəˈwɛər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. having knowledge or realization; conscious; cognizant.

  2. informed; alert; knowledgeable:

    a politically aware person.

* Syn: See conscious.

Origin of aware:

bef. 1100; ME, var. of iwar, OE gewær watchful =ge-y - +wærware2


Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

  2. mindful, aware(adj)

    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"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. aware(adjective)əˈwɛər

    ≠ unaware

    aware of the dangers of alcohol; aware that this was illegal

  2. awareəˈwɛər

    to begin to know or realize

    She became aware that he had been lying.

  3. awareəˈwɛər

    concerned about

    environmentally aware; raising public awareness; self awareness


  1. aware(Adjective)

    Vigilant or on one's guard against danger or difficulty.

    Stay aware! Don't let your guard down.

  2. aware(Adjective)

    Conscious or having knowledge of something

    Are you aware of what is being said about you?

  3. Origin: From gewær, from ge- (English a-#Etymology 3) + wær (English ware), from ga- + . Replaced plain (unintensified) ware.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Aware(adj)

    watchful; vigilant or on one's guard against danger or difficulty

  2. Aware(adj)

    apprised; informed; cognizant; conscious; as, he was aware of the enemy's designs

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'AWARE' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #954

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'AWARE' in Written Corpus Frequency: #924

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'AWARE' in Adjectives Frequency: #108

Translations for AWARE

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


knowing; informed; conscious (of)

Is he aware of the problem?; Are they aware that I'm coming?

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