Definitions for knownnoʊn

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. Ref: pp. of know. 1

  2. (n.)a known quantity.

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"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. known(adjective)ʊn

    identified or known about

    There is no known cause for this condition..; He had a known history of violence.

  2. knownʊn

    the past participle of "know"


  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


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