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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.

  2. awareadjective

    Conscious or having knowledge of something

    Are you aware of what is being said about you?

  3. 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

  2. Awareadjective

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

  3. 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. Marc Summers:

    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.

  2. Jaclyn Falkowski:

    We are aware of the breach and will be looking into it, illinois will investigate.

  3. Martin Cetron:

    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.

  4. Kyle Lowry:

    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.

  5. Gustavo Mohar:

    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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