Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun information

5 senses of information

Sense 1
information, info -- (a message received and understood)
       => message, content, subject matter, substance -- (what a communication that is about something is about)

Sense 2
information -- (knowledge acquired through study or experience or instruction)
       => cognition, knowledge, noesis -- (the psychological result of perception and learning and reasoning)

Sense 3
information -- (formal accusation of a crime)
       => accusation, accusal -- (a formal charge of wrongdoing brought against a person; the act of imputing blame or guilt)

Sense 4
data, information -- (a collection of facts from which conclusions may be drawn; "statistical data")
       => collection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblage -- (several things grouped together or considered as a whole)

Sense 5
information, selective information, entropy -- ((communication theory) a numerical measure of the uncertainty of an outcome; "the signal contained thousands of bits of information")
       => information measure -- (a system of measurement of information based on the probabilities of the events that convey information)

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