What does knowing mean?

Definitions for knowing
ˈnoʊ ɪŋknow·ing

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word knowing.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. knowing(adj)

    a clear and certain mental apprehension

  2. knowing, wise(p), wise to(p)(adj)

    evidencing the possession of inside information

  3. intentional, knowing(adj)

    characterized by conscious design or purpose

    "intentional damage"; "a knowing attempt to defraud"; "a willful waste of time"

  4. knowledgeable, knowing(adj)

    alert and fully informed

    "a knowing collector of rare books"; "surprisingly knowledgeable about what was going on"

  5. knowing, knowledgeable, learned, lettered, well-educated, well-read(adj)

    highly educated; having extensive information or understanding

    "knowing instructors"; "a knowledgeable critic"; "a knowledgeable audience"

Wiktionary

  1. knowing(Adjective)

    Possessing knowledge or understanding; intelligent.

  2. knowing(Adjective)

    Shrewd or showing clever awareness.

  3. knowing(Adjective)

    Suggestive of private knowledge.

  4. knowing(Adjective)

    Deliberate

Webster Dictionary

  1. Knowing

    of Know

  2. Knowing(adj)

    skilful; well informed; intelligent; as, a knowing man; a knowing dog

  3. Knowing(adj)

    artful; cunning; as, a knowing rascal

  4. Knowing(noun)

    knowledge; hence, experience

Freebase

  1. Knowing

    Knowing is a 2009 American-British science fiction disaster film directed by Alex Proyas and starring Nicolas Cage. The project was originally attached to a number of directors under Columbia Pictures, but it was placed in turnaround and eventually picked up by Escape Artists. Production was financially backed by Summit Entertainment. Knowing was filmed in Docklands Studios Melbourne, Australia, using various locations to represent the film's Boston-area setting. The film was released on 20 March 2009, in the United States. The DVD and Blu-ray media were released on 7 July 2009.

Editors Contribution

  1. knowing

    Having intelligent understanding and awareness.

    It was her knowing that gave her a fantastic sense of confidence.

    Submitted by MaryC on January 20, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'knowing' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2250

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'knowing' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1912

How to pronounce knowing?

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

How to say knowing in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of knowing in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of knowing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of knowing in a Sentence

  1. Jamille Swainson:

    A big proposal didnt interest me at first but my relationship with Harriet continued to surprise me and she changed my mind without even knowing it, i started planning it in August and got in touch with Chris Langston, who runs the metal detecting company.

  2. Oprah Winfrey:

    Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody's going to know whether you did it or not.

  3. Al Flores:

    We’re primarily a family environment in terms of our restaurant. And so we decided it’s probably best not to allow open carry, we just felt that knowing our customers, allowing someone to walk in openly carrying a weapon, it would make them feel a little uncomfortable.

  4. Peter Scheer:

    There might be circumstances in which knowing who your real adversary is or the real party of interest who is making a suit against you may alter one’s perception of the case and strategies for defense.

  5. George Choy:

    There just isn't enough evidence to support the claim yet in this case, i don't think that has been proven yet. There are some nearby wells that have been inactive for a while. The connection has not been established, but we cannot rule them out. ... We cannot make a correlation with any wells without knowing their history.

Images & Illustrations of knowing

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