Definition Of knowing


be aware of through observation, inquiry, or information.

most people know that CFCs can damage the ozone layer

done in full awareness or consciousness.

a knowing breach of the order by the appellants

have developed a relationship with (someone) through meeting and spending time with them; be familiar or friendly with.

he knew and respected Laura

have sexual intercourse with (someone).

The angel tells Mary (a woman who has known no man) that she will bear a son.

showing or suggesting that one has knowledge or awareness that is secret or known to only a few people.

a knowing smile

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Example Of knowing

  • A team needs a mix of youth and experience, of young legs and knowing minds.

  • Alana looked in and smiled a little knowing smile and nodded at us.

  • As a person, though, she is very knowing , which is why she's trying to get through the whole thing with a minimum amount of fuss.

  • As you can see the Vedic way of knowing suggests that knowledge is an intrinsic feature of the soul.

  • Bernice emerged from the dressing room and gave me a knowing look.

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