Definition of Making known

1. Noun. A speech act that conveys information.

Exact synonyms: Informing
Generic synonyms: Speech Act
Specialized synonyms: Apprisal, Notification, Telling, Divine Revelation, Revelation, Intro, Introduction, Presentation, Briefing, Account, Report, Warning
Derivative terms: Inform

Lexicographical Neighbors of Making Known

maki zushi
making a hash of
making a living
making an effort
making believe
making do
making ends meet
making fun of
making history
making it
making known (current term)
making love
making merry
making off
making out
making over
making time
making tracks
making up
making use
making water
making waves
making whoopee

Literary usage of Making known

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for by Edmund Burke, Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress), John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) (1822)
"In default of making known hie choice within the period fixed by the preceding article, he ie held to have made choice of the college in which he obtained ..."

2. The Annals of Tennessee to the End of the Eighteenth Century: Comprising Its by James Gettys McGready Ramsey (1853)
"Receiving from Stuart his orders, he lost no time in convoking the chiefs and warriors, and making known to them the designs of his government. ..."

3. Diary of the American Revolution: From Newspapers and Original Documents by Frank Moore (1860)
"... and congratulations on my arrival in this country, which I shall certainly take the first opportunity of making known to his Majesty. ..."

4. The Justice of the Peace, and Parish Officer by Richard Burn (1820)
"U*x v. do ; for this is only a ceremony for making known the person of 'Ч?,0'1"^ Also, there is no necessity that a prisoner, at the time of his 2 Haw. c. ..."

5. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1864)
"Yon will take them in charge on a Government steamer, and, under the protection of a flag of truce, proceed to Columbus, in Kentucky, and there making known ..."

6. The Ecclesiastical History of England and Normandy by Ordericus Vitalis, Guizot (François), Léopold Delisle (1853)
"fore took leave of the brethren, making known to them what had been revealed; and they accompanied him to the ship, and having broken bread together they ..."

7. Appletons' Annual Cyclopaedia and Register of Important Events (1875)
"... for the purpose of making known •i; United States of Colombia in the great mercan- tiit Metres of Europe, in an industrial, political, ..."

8. A Concise Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1882)
"... but te-te-total will do; see the Staunch Teetotaller, ed. by J. Live- sey, of Preston, Jan. 1867. (Haydn.) means a making known, public accusation, ..."

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