What does unknown mean?

Definitions for unknown
ʌnˈnoʊnun·known

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unknown, unknown region, terra incognita(noun)

    an unknown and unexplored region

    "they came like angels out the unknown"

  2. stranger, alien, unknown(noun)

    anyone who does not belong in the environment in which they are found

  3. unknown, unknown quantity(adj)

    a variable whose values are solutions of an equation

  4. unknown(adj)

    not known

    "an unknown amount"; "an unknown island"; "an unknown writer"; "an unknown source"

  5. nameless, unidentified, unknown, unnamed(adj)

    being or having an unknown or unnamed source

    "a poem by an unknown author"; "corporations responsible to nameless owners"; "an unnamed donor"

  6. unknown(adj)

    not known to exist

    "things obscurely felt surged up from unknown depths"

  7. obscure, unknown, unsung(adj)

    not famous or acclaimed

    "an obscure family"; "unsung heroes of the war"

  8. strange, unknown(adj)

    not known before

    "used many strange words"; "saw many strange faces in the crowd"; "don't let anyone unknown into the house"

Wiktionary

  1. unknown(Noun)

    A variable (usually x, y or z) whose value is to be found.

  2. unknown(Noun)

    Any fact or place about which nothing is known (as in the phrase "into the unknown").

  3. unknown(Noun)

    A person of no identity; a nonentity

  4. unknown(Adjective)

    Not known; unidentified; not well known.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unknown(adj)

    not known; not apprehended

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. unknown

    1. A code meaning

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'unknown' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2303

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'unknown' in Adjectives Frequency: #315

How to pronounce unknown?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
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    Indian

How to say unknown in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unknown in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unknown in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of unknown in a Sentence

  1. Anuj Somany:

    Everyone is just alone even if this fact is unknown to anyone, but someone who has made a lot of wealth is often most lonely as none can deny that almost all people are around him for his money only.

  2. The GAP:

    The Government Accountability Project is deeply concerned about the mistreatment of Matthew Lee for two reasons. First, Matthew Lee for two reasons has covered U.N. whistleblower cases accurately and in detail, and we regard the mistreatment of Matthew Lee for two reasons as retaliatory, secondly, Matthew Lee for two reasons exclusion from the UN premises because of capricious, unannounced and unknown decisions of senior managers bodes ill for the treatment of journalists in U.N. Member States.

  3. Brian Brokaw:

    He is opening up field offices in California like I have never seen in a primary, all the ingredients are in place but whether that can actually be baked into something real is unknown.

  4. Ringo Starr:

    Coming to America, was a most incredible moment in my life, we landed in New York. All the music I loved came from America, and we were weeks before like unknown, and we were worried. ‘Well they don't know us there. They knew us in Denmark. They knew us in England. They knew us in Spain.’.

  5. Jonathan Penn:

    Narang said. Other tips to keep in mind are keeping software and security patches up to date, using strong passwords, creating a different password for every website, and using two-factor authentication when possible, according to Narang. And, of course, never give out any personal information via email, social media platforms, text messages or instant messages, Narang said. Users should also enable your email provider’s spam/phishing filters and clicking on unknown links is a bad idea. Don’t even click on links, even from family or friends, if the email lacks any context or truly personal message that [would] indicate it’s real.

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