What does UNKNOWN mean?

Definitions for UNKNOWN
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Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word UNKNOWN.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. unknown, unknown region, terra incognita(noun)

    an unknown and unexplored region

    "they came like angels out the unknown"

  2. stranger, alien, unknown(noun)

    anyone who does not belong in the environment in which they are found

  3. unknown, unknown quantity(adj)

    a variable whose values are solutions of an equation

  4. unknown(adj)

    not known

    "an unknown amount"; "an unknown island"; "an unknown writer"; "an unknown source"

  5. nameless, unidentified, unknown, unnamed(adj)

    being or having an unknown or unnamed source

    "a poem by an unknown author"; "corporations responsible to nameless owners"; "an unnamed donor"

  6. unknown(adj)

    not known to exist

    "things obscurely felt surged up from unknown depths"

  7. obscure, unknown, unsung(adj)

    not famous or acclaimed

    "an obscure family"; "unsung heroes of the war"

  8. strange, unknown(adj)

    not known before

    "used many strange words"; "saw many strange faces in the crowd"; "don't let anyone unknown into the house"

Wiktionary

  1. unknown(Noun)

    A variable (usually x, y or z) whose value is to be found.

  2. unknown(Noun)

    Any fact or place about which nothing is known (as in the phrase "into the unknown").

  3. unknown(Noun)

    A person of no identity; a nonentity

  4. unknown(Adjective)

    Not known; unidentified; not well known.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unknown(adj)

    not known; not apprehended

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. unknown

    1. A code meaning

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'UNKNOWN' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2303

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'UNKNOWN' in Adjectives Frequency: #315

How to pronounce UNKNOWN?

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

How to say UNKNOWN in sign language?

  1. unknown

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of UNKNOWN in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of UNKNOWN in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of UNKNOWN in a Sentence

  1. Nick Suplina:

    More is unknown about ghost guns than known, law enforcement is increasingly having to familiarize themselves with them, but it's not hit the public consciousness yet that there is a legal, untraceable firearm out there that can be ordered in parts online and assembled at home.

  2. Jorge Chavarro:

    We know these differences are observable in infants and very young children but whether these differences persist throughout life or are able to reprogram how individuals metabolize food is unknown.

  3. Rebecca Siegel:

    Much of the decline in incidence in older aged adults is because of increased screening, but the cause for rising incidence in younger age groups is still unknown, the obesity epidemic is probably contributing, but doesn't seem to be the sole cause.

  4. The Rev. Gilbert Walker:

    I didn't know what to expect, what he'd be like, i didn't know if he would be welcoming. It was absolutely unknown to me, and it was absolutely wonderful. He and I welled up as we met each other.

  5. Jennifer Kertanis:

    In any type of situation like this where we're dealing with a new illness, something that's growing and changing rapidly, it's almost fear of the unknown.

Images & Illustrations of UNKNOWN

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