Definitions of knowledge

  1. To acknowledge. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. The act or state of knowing; clear perception of fact, truth, or duty; certain apprehension; familiar cognizance; cognition. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. That which is gained and preserved by knowing; instruction; acquaintance; enlightenment; learning; scholarship; erudition. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. That familiarity which is gained by actual experience; practical skill; as, a knowledge of life. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Scope of information; cognizance; notice; as, it has not come to my knowledge. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. That which is or may be known; the object of an act of knowing; a cognition; - chiefly used in the plural. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. Sexual intercourse; - usually preceded by carnal; as, carnal knowledge. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. the psychological result of perception and learning and reasoning Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. Clear perception of a truth; learning; skill from practice; acquaintance; information. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  10. Assured belief: that which is known: information, instruction: enlightenment, learning: practical skill. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  11. Assured belief; anything known; information; learning. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  12. That which is known; information; learning. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  13. Certain perception; learning; that which is known; information; skill in anything. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for knowledge

  1. Her heart she knew was Geoffrey's- it was the very knowledge of his love that made her so happy that day. – Greene Ferne Farm by Richard Jefferies
  2. But the knowledge did him little good now. – The Boy Scout Aviators by George Durston