What does aware mean?

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əˈwɛəraware

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. aware(p), cognizant, cognisantadjective

    (sometimes followed by `of') having or showing knowledge or understanding or realization or perception

    "was aware of his opponent's hostility"; "became aware of her surroundings"; "aware that he had exceeded the speed limit"

  2. mindful, awareadjective

    bearing in mind; attentive to

    "ever mindful of her health"; "mindful of his responsibilities"; "mindful of these criticisms, I shall attempt to justify my action"

Wiktionary

  1. awareadjective

    Vigilant or on one's guard against danger or difficulty.

    Stay aware! Don't let your guard down.

    Etymology: From gewær, from ge- (English a-#Etymology 3) + wær (English ware), from ga- + . Replaced plain (unintensified) ware.

  2. awareadjective

    Conscious or having knowledge of something

    Are you aware of what is being said about you?

    Etymology: From gewær, from ge- (English a-#Etymology 3) + wær (English ware), from ga- + . Replaced plain (unintensified) ware.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Awareadjective

    watchful; vigilant or on one's guard against danger or difficulty

    Etymology: [OE. iwar, AS. gewr, fr. wr wary. The pref. ge- orig. meant together, completely. . See Wary.]

  2. Awareadjective

    apprised; informed; cognizant; conscious; as, he was aware of the enemy's designs

    Etymology: [OE. iwar, AS. gewr, fr. wr wary. The pref. ge- orig. meant together, completely. . See Wary.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Aware

    a-wār′, adj. wary: informed, conscious (with of)—ns. Aware′dom (H. Walpole), Aware′ness. [A.S. gewær, pfx. ge-, and wær, cautious. See Wary.]

Editors Contribution

  1. aware

    To have knowledge of.

    They were aware of the way forward intuitively..

    Submitted by MaryC on January 12, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'aware' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #954

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'aware' in Written Corpus Frequency: #924

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'aware' in Adjectives Frequency: #108

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of aware in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of aware in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of aware in a Sentence

  1. Governor Cuomo:

    Obviously, I am aware of what is going on with Andrew Cuomo, and obviously I can not cover it because he is Andrew Cuomo. Now, of course CNN has to cover it. They have covered it extensively and they will continue to do so. I have always cared very deeply about these issues, and profoundly so. I just want to tell you that.

  2. Ellen Goodman:

    Traditions are the guideposts driven deep in our subconscious minds. The most powerful ones are those we can't even describe, aren't even aware of.

  3. Actress Laverne Cox:

    It is important to note that these standards are also informed by race, class and ability among other intersections, i have always been aware that I can never represent all trans people. No one or two or three trans people can. This is why we need diverse media representations of trans folks to multiply trans narratives in the media and depict our beautiful diversities.

  4. Mauro Vittorangeli:

    Mr. Draghi is showing that the ECB is determined to continue until it gets the results it needs. They are perfectly aware that they cannot afford to fail.

  5. Dean Trantalis:

    People will always find random evidence of non-compliance and make it appear that’s the norm, most people are aware of the rules and obey the rules. We have beaches and open-air environments, and open-air environments are not considered to be putting people at risk. I think people should spend more time focusing than trying to play gotcha with other people visiting our community.

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