Definition of Known

1. Adjective. Apprehended with certainty. "A known criminal"




Definition of Known

1. p. p. of Know.

Definition of Known

1. Adjective. Someone or something that many people know about, renowned, famous. ¹

2. Verb. (past participle of know) ¹

3. Noun. In algebra, a variable or constant whose value is already determined. ¹

4. Noun. Any fact or situation which is well-researched or familiar. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Known

1. a mathematical quantity whose value is given [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Known

knowledge map
knowledge of results
knowledge worker
knowledgeability
knowledgeable
knowledgeable about(p)
knowledgeableness
knowledgeably
knowledgebase
knowledgebases
knowledged
knowledgeless
knowledgelessness
knowledges
knowledging
known (current term)
known as
known someone in the biblical sense
knowne
knowns
knownst
knows
knows someone in the biblical sense
knub
knubbier
knubbiest
knubble
knubbled
knubbles
knubblier

Literary usage of Known

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1. The Republic of Plato by Plato (1909)
""So, too, you may say, that things which are known derive from the good not only their quality of being known, but also their being and essence, ..."

2. The Iliad of Homer by Homer, John Graham Cordery (1871)
"... 850 But thrice as heavy ransom will thy sons Have yet to pay for thee a captive here, Were this thy presence known to Atreus' Son Or known to other of ..."

3. The Confessions of St. Augustine by Augustine, Thomas, Edward Bouverie Pusey, William Benham (1909)
"But first, he enquires by what faculty we can know God at all, whence he enlarges on the mysterious character of the memory, wherein God, being made known, ..."

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