What does Knowing mean?
Definitions for Knowing
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word Knowing.
a clear and certain mental apprehension
knowing, wise(p), wise to(p)adjective
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-readadjective
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.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: from know.
You have heard, and with a knowing ear,
That he, which hath our noble father slain,
Pursu’d my life. William Shakespeare, Hamlet.
The knowingest of these have of late reformed their hypothesis. Boyle.
What makes the clergy glorious is to be knowing in their profession, unspotted in their lives, active and laborious in their charges. South.
The necessity of preparing for the offices of religion was a lesson which the mere light and dictates of common reason, without the help of revelation, taught all the knowing and intelligent part of the world. Robert South, Sermons.
Gio Bellino, one of the first who was of any consideration at Venice, painted very drily, according to the manner of his time: he was very knowing both in architecture and perspective. John Dryden, Dufresnoy.
All animals of the same kind, which form a society, are more knowing than others. Joseph Addison, Guardian.
Could any but a knowing prudent Cause
Begin such motions and assign such laws?
If the Great Mind had form’d a different frame,
Might not your wanton wit the system blame? Richard Blackmore.
Etymology: from know.
Let him be so entertain’d as suits gentlemen of your knowing to a stranger of his quality. William Shakespeare.
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 Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2250
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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
Examples of Knowing in a Sentence
Knowing which parts of tau are important for filament formation is relevant for the development of drugs.
I can't get the images out of my head of people on their knees blindfolded, knowing what's about to happen to them, i can't imagine in any way supporting that or propping up China.
Surely there is grandeur in knowing that in the realm of thought, at least, you are without a chain; that you have the right to explore all heights and depth; that there are no walls nor fences, nor prohibited places, nor sacred corners in all the vast expanse of thought...
We end up knowing a week or two in advance what the what the possibility is of how much vaccine we're getting, but then the actual amount that is going to be transported often ends up being somewhat different depending upon the variables that Operation Warp Speed has to deal with in terms of manufacturing and how much they get.
Live your questions now, and perhaps even without knowing it , you will live along some distant day into your answers.
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- a fhios agamIrish
- seòltaScottish Gaelic
- penuh artiIndonesian
- sciens, knowingLatin
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