Definitions for knowingˈnoʊ ɪŋ
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
affecting or revealing shrewd knowledge of secret or private information:
a knowing glance.
having knowledge or information; intelligent.
shrewd, sharp, or astute.
conscious; intentional; deliberate.
Origin of knowing:
a clear and certain mental apprehension
knowing, wise(p), wise to(p)(adj)
evidencing the possession of inside information
characterized by conscious design or purpose
"intentional damage"; "a knowing attempt to defraud"; "a willful waste of time"
alert and fully informed
"a knowing collector of rare books"; "surprisingly knowledgeable about what was going on"
knowing, knowledgeable, learned, lettered, well-educated, well-read(adj)
highly educated; having extensive information or understanding
"knowing instructors"; "a knowledgeable critic"; "a knowledgeable audience"
Possessing knowledge or understanding; intelligent.
Shrewd or showing clever awareness.
Suggestive of private knowledge.
skilful; well informed; intelligent; as, a knowing man; a knowing dog
artful; cunning; as, a knowing rascal
knowledge; hence, experience
Knowing is a 2009 American-British science fiction disaster film directed by Alex Proyas and starring Nicolas Cage. The project was originally attached to a number of directors under Columbia Pictures, but it was placed in turnaround and eventually picked up by Escape Artists. Production was financially backed by Summit Entertainment. Knowing was filmed in Docklands Studios Melbourne, Australia, using various locations to represent the film's Boston-area setting. The film was released on 20 March 2009, in the United States. The DVD and Blu-ray media were released on 7 July 2009.
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Rank popularity for the word 'knowing' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1912
Translations for knowing
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
showing secret understanding
She gave him a knowing look.
- عارِف، عالِم بالسِّرArabic
- intencionalPortuguese (BR)
- πονηρός, γεμάτος σημασίαGreek
- de complicidadSpanish
- गुप्त जानकारीHindi
- pun razumijevanjaCroatian
- penuh pengertianIndonesian
- 아는 체하는Korean
- zinošs; saprotošsLatvian
- pandangan bermaknaMalay
- ،آشنا(نگاهى آشنا) آگاهPersian
- آشنا،پيژندل شوڼىPashto
- cu subînţelesRomanian
- knipslug, menandeSwedish
- bildiğini gösteren, bilenTurkish
- 會意的Chinese (Trad.)
- خفیہ علم کا مظاہرہUrdu
- hiểu biếtVietnamese
- 会意的Chinese (Simp.)
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