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.
Having intelligent understanding and awareness.
It was her knowing that gave her a fantastic sense of confidence.Submitted by MaryC on January 20, 2020
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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
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.
Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody's going to know whether you did it or not.
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.
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.
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.
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