a clear and certain mental apprehension
knowing, wise(p), wise to(p)(adj)
evidencing the possession of inside information
characterized by conscious design or purpose
"intentional damage"; "a knowing attempt to defraud"; "a willful waste of time"
alert and fully informed
"a knowing collector of rare books"; "surprisingly knowledgeable about what was going on"
knowing, knowledgeable, learned, lettered, well-educated, well-read(adj)
highly educated; having extensive information or understanding
"knowing instructors"; "a knowledgeable critic"; "a knowledgeable audience"
Possessing knowledge or understanding; intelligent.
Shrewd or showing clever awareness.
Suggestive of private knowledge.
skilful; well informed; intelligent; as, a knowing man; a knowing dog
artful; cunning; as, a knowing rascal
knowledge; hence, experience
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.
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Rank popularity for the word 'knowing' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2250
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Rank popularity for the word 'knowing' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1912
The numerical value of knowing in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of knowing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Examples of knowing in a Sentence
If I had to choose between walking across the street and getting hit by car and killed – boom – just like that, or knowing what’s coming, I’d take this.
Knowing us, it will probably be a lot shorter than what we probably set out for it to be, because we can’t ever really stop, but yeah, there’s no timeline, and that feels so nice to know. When we feel like it’s ready we’ll go to work.
People wonder if her dementia was beginning, even back then, estelle really had a panic about knowing her lines. She’d write them on props, and asked to read from cue cards in the later years.
I think the speaker is rightfully cautious, she has to work with Congressional Black Caucus, she also did not have the benefit of knowing in advance what total obstruction Donald Trump would insist upon. ... So now that she has that information I hope she'll be joining us in encouraging the prompt institution of impeachment proceedings.
Everybody took me under their wing and didn’t make fun of me for not knowing anything about theater.
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