What does aware mean?

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əˈwɛəraware

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. aware(p), cognizant, cognisant(adj)

    (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, aware(adj)

    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. aware(Adjective)

    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. aware(Adjective)

    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. Aware(adj)

    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. Aware(adj)

    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. Pope Francis:

    It is true ... there have been priests and even bishops who have done this. I think it is still going on because something does not stop just because you have become aware of it, we have been working on this for a long time. We have suspended some priests because of this.

  2. Mike Schmuhl:

    Mayor Pete will not be influenced by special-interest money, and we understand that making this promise is an important part of that commitment, standing up for our collective values not only includes saying we believe that campaigns should not take money from lobbyists ; it also means being aware of the loopholes that still allow special interests to impact Pete Buttigieg presidential campaign.

  3. Carlos Cruz:

    This contradicts everything the Pope has said. He was aware of the situation but named (Barros as bishop) anyway, we were accustomed to getting slapped in the face by the Catholic church (in Chile), but getting slapped by the Pope himself is the saddest part.

  4. The Wells Report:

    It also is our view that it is more probable than not that Tom Brady (the quarterback for the Patriots) was at least generally aware of the inappropriate activities of McNally and Jastremski involving the release of air from Patriots game balls.

  5. Marc Raimondi:

    We are aware of the media reports and can neither confirm nor deny an ongoing review or investigation into the matter, we are committed to continuing to use the full range of tools and authorities under the Foreign Agents Registration Act to ensure proper foreign registration and filings.

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