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?

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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. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Since the future is unknown, in every step forward we walk to the unknown!

  2. Mandan Police Chief Jason Ziegler:

    At this time, the motive for the crime is unknown.

  3. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    Stress comes from fear of the unknown, so have faith and fear will disappear and stress will melt away.

  4. The US:

    As for how we know, the equipment used is unknown to be in the Houthi arsenal, the intelligence community has high confidence that these were not weapons that would have been in the possession of the Houthis. That's probably the most important piece of information.

  5. Defense Department:

    Recent advances in forensic science and technology, as well as family member assistance in providing genealogical information, have now made it possible to make individual identifications for many servicemembers long buried in USS Oklahoma graves marked 'unknown,'.

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