What does known mean?

Definitions for knownnoʊn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. known(adj)

    apprehended with certainty

    "a known quantity"; "the limits of the known world"; "a musician known throughout the world"; "a known criminal"

Wiktionary

  1. known(Noun)

    In algebra, a variable or constant whose value is already determined.

  2. known(Noun)

    Any fact or situation which is well-researched or familiar.

  3. known(Adjective)

    Someone or something that many people know about, renowned, famous.

  4. Origin: From the , from past participle cnawen.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Known

    of Know

  2. Known

    of Know

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'known' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #356

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'known' in Written Corpus Frequency: #867

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'known' in Adjectives Frequency: #611

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of known in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of known in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Pascal:

    Human beings must be known to be loved but Divine beings must be loved to be known.

  2. Ambrose Bierce:

    The gambling known as business looks with austere disfavor upon the business known as gambling.

  3. Charles Caleb Colton:

    If you would be known, and not know, vegetate in a village If you would know, and not be known, live in a city.

  4. David Thomas:

    The person who actually wrote it may well have known the Prophet Mohammad. He would have seen him probably, he would maybe have heard him preach. He may have known him personally.

  5. Jeb Bush:

    If the Marines were armed ... I think people would have known that, and had they known that, maybe they wouldn't have come in. Who knows? i think it ought to be reviewed, for sure.

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