Definition Of ken

noun

know.

d'ye ken anyone who can boast of that?

one's range of knowledge or sight.

such determination is beyond my ken

Example Of ken

  • ‘I think this is a bit beyond my ken ,’ Updike says generously, before sheepishly moving on.

  • But our Ancestors kenned that some places are more lively, more powerful than other places, and this potency is explored through the medium of sacred geometry, through ley lines and stone circles.

  • Concepts such as dollar cost averaging and compound interest are way beyond the ken of your average punter because they're never explained in the popular press.

  • d'ye ken anyone who can boast of that?

  • His actions seem senseless, but by the glint in his eye, you know he's operating with a logic beyond your ken .


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