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Meaning of know

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: the fact of being aware of information that is known to few
           people; "he is always in the know"
      v 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" [syn:
           {know}, {cognize}, {cognise}] [ant: {ignore}]
      2: know how to do or perform something; "She knows how to knit";
         "Does your husband know how to cook?"
      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"
      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" [syn: {know}, {experience},
      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" [syn:
         {acknowledge}, {recognize}, {recognise}, {know}]
      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?" [syn: {sleep together}, {roll in the
         hay}, {love}, {make out}, {make love}, {sleep with}, {get
         laid}, {have sex}, {know}, {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}]
      9: know the nature or character of; "we all knew her as a big
      10: be able to distinguish, recognize as being different; "The
          child knows right from wrong"
      11: perceive as familiar; "I know this voice!"

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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