What does known mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. known(adj)

    apprehended with certainty

    "a known quantity"; "the limits of the known world"; "a musician known throughout the world"; "a known criminal"

Wiktionary

  1. known(Noun)

    In algebra, a variable or constant whose value is already determined.

    Etymology: From the , from past participle cnawen.

  2. known(Noun)

    Any fact or situation which is well-researched or familiar.

    Etymology: From the , from past participle cnawen.

  3. known(Adjective)

    Someone or something that many people know about, renowned, famous.

    Etymology: From the , from past participle cnawen.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Known

    of Know

  2. Known

    of Know

Editors Contribution

  1. known

    To feel, know and understand intuitively.

    It was well known that love can change everything from one situation to peace, joy, harmony etc.

    Submitted by MaryC on January 31, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'known' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #356

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'known' in Written Corpus Frequency: #867

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'known' in Adjectives Frequency: #611

How to pronounce known?

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

How to say known in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of known in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of known in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of known in a Sentence

  1. Tom Hudachko:

    What makes this case unique is the individual does not have any of the known risk factors we have seen with Zika virus.

  2. David Carle:

    Senator Leahy was tested for COVID-19 earlier today since Senator Leahy attended the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Thursday, where it is now known that two senators were present who have tested positive for the virus. While Senator Leahy did not come into close contact with these two senators for an extended period of time, Senator Leahy took the test at the advice of the Capitol Physician.

  3. Cameron Diaz:

    Someone asked me, ‘What’s your favorite thing about being married?’ and I said, ‘I just learned so much about myself. I didn’t know these things. I would have never known them if I didn’t have my husband to help me,’.

  4. Clare Ostle:

    We have known that plastic production has increased, and although there are a number of studies that have shown increased concentrations of plastic up to the 1990s, these studies have not been able to demonstrate the expected increase in plastics in open ocean surface waters.

  5. Teppei Ino:

    It's been known that China's economy is not in a good shape. What markets don't like above all is that there is no telling what the Chinese central bank is trying to do on the yuan.

Images & Illustrations of known

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