What does cognizant mean?

Definitions for cognizantˈkɒg nə zənt, ˈkɒn ə-

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word cognizant.

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"


  1. cognizant(Adjective)

    Aware; fully informed; having understanding

    The defendant is cognizant that this is a serious charge.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cognizant(adj)

    having cognizance or knowledge. (of)

  2. Origin: [See Cognizance, and cf. Connusant.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cognizant in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cognizant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Andrew Doan:

    We have to be very cognizant that that can be abused.

  2. Edgar Allan Poe:

    Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things that escape those who dream only at night.

  3. Edgar Allan Poe:

    Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.

  4. Philip Breedlove:

    We have to be cognizant that if we arm the Ukrainians it could cause positive results, it could cause negative results, but what we're doing now is not changing the results on the ground.

  5. Avery Browne:

    We are extremely cognizant and very sensitive to the display of a gun. It's very upsetting. It's very disturbing to individuals who are attempting to peacefully protest, and we recognize that.

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