Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb inform

3 senses of inform

Sense 1
inform -- (impart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to; "I informed him of his rights")
       => communicate, intercommunicate -- (transmit thoughts or feelings; "He communicated his anxieties to the psychiatrist")

Sense 2
inform -- (give character or essence to; "The principles that inform modern teaching")
       => change, alter, modify -- (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue")

Sense 3
inform -- (act as an informer; "She had informed on her own parents for years")
       => inform -- (impart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to; "I informed him of his rights")

Antonyms of adj informed

1 sense of informed

Sense 1
informed (vs. uninformed) -- (having much knowledge or education; "an informed public"; "informed opinion"; "the informed customer")

uninformed (vs. informed) -- (not informed; lacking in knowledge or information; "the uninformed public")
        => clueless -- (totally uninformed about what is going on; not having even a clue from which to infer what is occurring)
        => ignorant, unknowledgeable, unknowing, unwitting -- (unaware because of a lack of relevant information or knowledge; "he was completely ignorant of the circumstances"; "an unknowledgeable assistant"; "his rudeness was unwitting")
        => innocent (predicate), unacquainted (predicate) -- (not knowledgeable about something specified; "American tourists wholly innocent of French"; "a person unacquainted with our customs")
        => newsless -- (not having or receiving news or information)
        => unadvised -- (having received no information; "a defendant unadvised of her legal rights")
        => uninstructed, unenlightened, naive -- (lacking information or instruction; "lamentably unenlightened as to the laws")
        => unread -- (not informed through reading; "he seems to have been wholly unread in political theory"- V.L.Parrington)

Similarity of adj informed

1 sense of informed

Sense 1
informed (vs. uninformed) -- (having much knowledge or education; "an informed public"; "informed opinion"; "the informed customer")
       => abreast (predicate), au courant, au fait, up on (predicate) -- (being up to particular standard or level especially in being up to date in knowledge; "kept abreast of the latest developments"; "constant revision keeps the book au courant"; "always au fait on the latest events"; "up on the news")
       => advised -- (having received information; "be kept advised")
       => conversant (predicate), familiar (predicate) -- ((usually followed by `with') well informed about or knowing thoroughly; "conversant with business trends"; "familiar with the complex machinery"; "he was familiar with those roads")
       => educated, enlightened -- (characterized by full comprehension of the problem involved; "an educated guess"; "an enlightened electorate")
       => hep, hip, hip to (predicate) -- (informed about the latest trends)
       => knowing, wise (predicate), wise to (predicate) -- (evidencing the possession of inside information)
       => knowledgeable, knowing -- (alert and fully informed; "a knowing collector of rare books"; "surprisingly knowledgeable about what was going on")
       => privy (predicate) -- ((followed by `to') informed about something secret or not generally known; "privy to the details of the conspiracy")
       => well-read -- (well informed or deeply versed through reading; "respect for a well-read man"; "well-read in medieval history")
          Also See-> educated#1; enlightened#1; sophisticated#1

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