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
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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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. Bill Stephens:

    It is one of the best-known speeches in U.S. history, we think it's a great addition to the historical offerings we have here.

  2. Lieutenant General Suchart Teerasawat:

    The location of the other two is not known.

  3. Andrew Tilker:

    Then nothing. So little known about it that the species was one giant question mark.

  4. Harper Lee:

    In the mid-1950s, I completed a novel called' Go Set a Watchman,' it features the character known as Scout as an adult woman, and I thought it a pretty decent effort. My editor, who was taken by the flashbacks to Scout's childhood, persuaded me to write a novel( what became' To Kill a Mockingbird') from the point of view of the young Scout.

  5. Aakriti Gupta:

    COVID-19 patients can be intubated for two to three weeks ; a quarter require ventilators for 30 or more days, these are very prolonged intubations, and patients need a lot of sedation. ' ICU delirium' was a well-known condition before COVID, and the hallucinations may be less an effect of the virus and more an effect of the prolonged sedation.

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