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"
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"
Vigilant or on one's guard against danger or difficulty.
Stay aware! Don't let your guard down.
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.
watchful; vigilant or on one's guard against danger or difficulty
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
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.]
To have knowledge of.
They were aware of the way forward intuitively..Submitted by MaryC on January 12, 2020
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Rank popularity for the word 'aware' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #954
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Rank popularity for the word 'aware' in Written Corpus Frequency: #924
Rank popularity for the word 'aware' in Adjectives Frequency: #108
The numerical value of aware in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of aware in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Most people were n’t aware what OCD was back in the late ‘ 90s, i was supposed to be hosting ‘ Hollywood Squares ’ and then lost the job because people did n’t understand what obsessive compulsive disorder was, and they were spreading rumors that I was difficult to work with and uncooperative, none of which was true. But people were not given the tools to learn what Hollywood Squares ' was.
We are aware of the breach and will be looking into it, illinois will investigate.
I'm fully aware that the unknown is more of a source of anxiety than that which is already defined, but we should not freak out.
We’re just playing well together and making shots, figuring things out, we do n’t have time to do too much and we’re all aware what our roles are going to be.
The indirect effect of this Trump policy, which I'm sure they were aware of, and don't even care, is handing the problem to Mexico.
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- conscientCatalan, Valencian
- wachsam, bewusstGerman
- consciente, alertaSpanish
- valpas, tietoinenFinnish
- conscient, au courantFrench
- fiosrachScottish Gaelic
- waakzaam, op de hoogte zijn, op zijn hoedeDutch
- świadomy, świadomPolish
- consciente, alertaPortuguese
- знать, осведомлённый, в курсе, бдительный, сведущийRussian
- будан, свестан, budan, svestan, svjestanSerbo-Croatian
- ý thứcVietnamese
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