What does Knowing mean?

Definitions for Knowing
ˈnoʊ ɪŋKnow·ing

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Knowing.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. knowing(adj)

    a clear and certain mental apprehension

  2. knowing, wise(p), wise to(p)(adj)

    evidencing the possession of inside information

  3. intentional, knowing(adj)

    characterized by conscious design or purpose

    "intentional damage"; "a knowing attempt to defraud"; "a willful waste of time"

  4. knowledgeable, knowing(adj)

    alert and fully informed

    "a knowing collector of rare books"; "surprisingly knowledgeable about what was going on"

  5. knowing, knowledgeable, learned, lettered, well-educated, well-read(adj)

    highly educated; having extensive information or understanding

    "knowing instructors"; "a knowledgeable critic"; "a knowledgeable audience"

Wiktionary

  1. knowing(Adjective)

    Possessing knowledge or understanding; intelligent.

  2. knowing(Adjective)

    Shrewd or showing clever awareness.

  3. knowing(Adjective)

    Suggestive of private knowledge.

  4. knowing(Adjective)

    Deliberate

Webster Dictionary

  1. Knowing

    of Know

  2. Knowing(adj)

    skilful; well informed; intelligent; as, a knowing man; a knowing dog

  3. Knowing(adj)

    artful; cunning; as, a knowing rascal

  4. Knowing(noun)

    knowledge; hence, experience

Freebase

  1. Knowing

    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.

Editors Contribution

  1. knowing

    Having intelligent understanding and awareness.

    It was her knowing that gave her a fantastic sense of confidence.

    Submitted by MaryC on January 20, 2020  
  2. knowing

    Verb form of the word know

    The intuitive knowing is so accurate.

    Submitted by MaryC on September 12, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Knowing' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2250

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Knowing' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1912

How to pronounce Knowing?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say Knowing in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Knowing in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Knowing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Knowing in a Sentence

  1. Ben Affleck:

    Ultimately my responsibility as an actor is an honest performance and having had that particular experience and knowing about alcoholism made me feel more confident sort of going,' Okay, this is sort of how this would feel and that would feel,' but the character suffers a terrible personal loss that I couldn't imagine. And that was scary because I didn't want to even think about it.

  2. Raisat Suleimanova:

    It was a shock for me, knowing what kind of person Zubeidat used to be, it was strange to see that.

  3. Jay Bhattacharya:

    If I get the infection, how likely is it I'm going to die ? That number depends on knowing how many people have had the infection -- not just actively have it now, but have had it and recovered from it.

  4. Brad Schimel:

    We hope the family and friends of Ms. Halbach can find comfort in knowing this ordeal has finally come to a close.

  5. Rush Limbaugh:

    I wish I didn't have to tell you this, and I thought about not trying to tell anybody, I thought about trying to do this without anybody knowing, because I don't like making things about me.

Images & Illustrations of Knowing

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