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adj. having or reflecting knowledge or information; shrewd, sharp, astute; conscious, intentional, deliberate
n. being aware of, having knowledge of
v. have knowledge of; be acquainted with; understand; distinguish; be aware of
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1. clear and certain mental apprehension
(hypernym) higher cognitive process
(hyponym) awareness, consciousness, cognizance, cognisance, knowingness
(derivation) know, cognize, cognise
1. evidencing the possession of inside information
(synonym) wise(p), wise to(p)
2. by conscious design or purpose; "intentional damage"; "a knowing attempt to defraud"; "a willful waste of time"
(synonym) deliberate, intentional, willful, wilful
3. alert and fully informed; "politically aware"; "a knowing collector of rare books"; "the most...technically aware of the novelists under thirty"- W.S.Graham; "surprisingly knowledgeable about what was going on"
(synonym) aware(p), knowledgeable
4. highly educated; having extensive information or understanding; "an enlightened public"; "knowing instructors"; "a knowledgeable critic"; "a knowledgeable audience"
(synonym) enlightened, knowledgeable, learned, lettered, well-educated, well-read
1. be cognizant or aware of a fact or a specific piece of information; possess knowledge or information about; "I know that the President lied to the people"; "I want to know who is winning the game!"; "I know it's time"
(synonym) cognize, cognise
(hyponym) recognize, recognise, realize, realise, agnize, agnise
(derivation) knower, apprehender
2. know how to do or perform something; "She knows how to knit"; "Does your husband know how to cook?"
(hyponym) know the score, be with it, be on the ball, know what's going on, know what's what
3. be aware of the truth of something; have a belief or faith in something; regard as true beyond any doubt; "I know that I left the key on the table"; "Galileo knew that the earth moves around the sun"
(hyponym) anticipate, previse, foreknow, foresee
(verb-group) cognize, cognise
4. be familiar or acquainted with a person or an object; "She doesn't know this composer"; "Do you know my sister?"; "We know this movie"; "I know him under a different name"; "This flower is known as a Peruvian Lily"
5. have firsthand knowledge of states, situations, emotions, or sensations; "I know the feeling!"; "have you ever known hunger?"; "I have lived a kind of hell when I was a drug addict"; "The holocaust survivors have lived a nightmare"; "I lived through two divorces"
(synonym) experience, live
(hypernym) experience, undergo, see, go through
6. accept (someone) to be what is claimed or accept his power and authority; "The Crown Prince was acknowledged as the true heir to the throne"; "We do not recognize your gods"
(synonym) acknowledge, recognize, recognise
7. have fixed in the mind; "I know Latin"; "This student knows her irregular verbs"; "Do you know the poem well enough to recite it?"
8. have sexual intercourse with; "This student sleeps with everyone in her dorm"; "Adam knew Eve"; "Were you ever intimate with this man?"
(synonym) roll in the hay, love, make out, make love, sleep with, get laid, have sex, do it, be intimate, have intercourse, have it away, have it off, screw, fuck, jazz, eff, hump, lie with, bed, have a go at it, bang, get it on, bonk
(hypernym) copulate, mate, pair, couple
(hyponym) take, have
(verb-group) neck, make out
9. know the nature or character of; "we all knew her as a big show-off"
(hypernym) recognize, recognise, realize, realise, agnize, agnise
10. be able to distinguish, recognize as being different; "The child knows right from wrong"
(hypernym) distinguish, separate, differentiate, secern, secernate, severalize, severalise, tell, tell apart
11. perceive as familiar; "I know this voice!"
(hypernym) remember, retrieve, recall, call back, call up, recollect, think
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příd.jm. chápavý; zasvěcený
v. vědět; znát; zažít; znát koho/co jako co; říkat komu/čemu jak; dovést co; umět udělat co; poznat; bůh ví; mít dost rozumu (na co); znát koho/co jako své boty; vědět, která bije; dát vědět komu; nikdy nevíš; vědět o kom/čem
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Czas. wiedzieć; znać (kogoś/coś); znać się (z kimś); być znanym jako; znać kogoś jako/z czegoś; umieć; potrafić
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