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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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'knowing' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2250
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'knowing' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1912
The numerical value of knowing in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of knowing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Knowing others is intelligence knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength, mastering yourself is true power.
I would have felt better not knowing. After knowing, there is more sadness, it would actually have been better not meeting them.
True knowledge exists in knowing that you know nothing. And in knowing that you know nothing, that makes you the smartest of all.
It gives you a good feeling just knowing that you are independent, it's a mental thing. It's just knowing you don't need to depend on anyone.
Thinking is a brain activity. Knowing is a gut feeling. Thinking is movement. Knowing is stillness. Thinking takes time. Knowing is now.
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