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. Nadia Murad:

    This is exactly the question that I’ll be posing to member states and [I’m] going to ask them: ‘Are the crimes not serious enough for you to investigate?’ Well, that can’t be it, this is genocide. ‘Do you think there is no evidence for you to collect?’ That’s not right either. There are mass graves whose locations are known. You can start there and there’s plenty of other evidence to collect.

  2. Vladimir Putin:

    It is well known to everyone that waltzes were not very well received in their time ; it was considered mauvais ton [ vulgar ] to dance a waltz. Then it became classic, in fact.

  3. Thomas Jefferson:

    Say nothing of my religion. It is known to God and myself alone. Its evidence before the world is to be sought in my life if it has been honest and dutiful to society the religion which has regulated it cannot be a bad one.

  4. Salma Hayek:

    It was a strategy by the lawyers, because we are the easiest to get discredited. It is a well-known fact, if you are a woman of color, people believe what you say less. So he wentattacking the two women of color, in hopes that if he could discredit us, he could then maybe discredit the rest. the men are terrified.

  5. Friday Osterloh:

    Back then, we were not immediately on the same page, but, as is well known, that issue was laid to rest a long time ago.

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