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(adj., verb, noun)


There are 15 meanings of the word Known.

How to pronounce known:


Known - as an adjective

Apprehended with certainty

Example: "A known quantity"

Antonyms (Opposite Meaning)

Known - as a verb

To perceive the truth or factuality of; to be certain of or that.

Example: "He knew something terrible was going to happen."

To be aware of; to be cognizant of.

Example: "Did you know michelle and jack were getting divorced? ― yes, i knew."

To be acquainted or familiar with; to have encountered.

Example: "I know your mother, but i’ve never met your father."

To experience.

Example: "Their relationship knew ups and downs."

To be able to distinguish, to discern, particularly by contrast or comparison; to recognize the nature of.

Example: "I wouldn't know one from the other."

To recognize as the same (as someone or something previously encountered) after an absence or change.

To understand or have a grasp of through experience or study.

Example: "His mother tongue is italian, but he also knows french and english."

To have sexual relations with. this meaning normally specified in modern english as e.g. to ’know someone in the biblical sense’ or to ‘know biblically.’

To have knowledge; to have information, be informed.

Example: "He knows about 19th century politics."

To be or become aware or cognizant.

Example: "Did you know michelle and jack were getting divorced? ― yes, i knew."

To be acquainted (with another person).

To be able to play or perform (a song or other piece of music).

Example: "Do you know "blueberry hill"?"

Known - as a noun

Any fact or situation which is known or familiar.

A constant or variable the value of which is already determined.

Example Sentences

"She is known for her beautiful singing voice."
"The artist's work is widely known and admired."
"He is known to be a generous person."
"The company is known for its excellent customer service."
"The politician is known for his controversial statements."
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Word Game Points

Is KNOWN a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, known is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

KNOWN has a SCRABBLE points total of 12.

Is KNOWN a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, known is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
KNOWN has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 14.

Is KNOWN a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, known is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
KNOWN has a WORDFEUD points total of 12.

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