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

1 sense of knowing

Sense 1
knowing -- (a clear and certain mental apprehension)
       => higher cognitive process -- (cognitive processes that presuppose the availability of knowledge and put it to use)

Antonyms of verb know

1 of 11 senses of know

Sense 1
know, cognize, cognise -- (be cognizant or aware of a fact or a specific piece of information; possess knowledge or information about; "I know that the President lied to the people"; "I want to know who is winning the game!"; "I know it's time")
       Antonym of ignore (Sense 5)
      => ignore -- (be ignorant of or in the dark about)

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

11 senses of know

Sense 1
know, cognize, cognise -- (be cognizant or aware of a fact or a specific piece of information; possess knowledge or information about; "I know that the President lied to the people"; "I want to know who is winning the game!"; "I know it's time")

Sense 2
know -- (know how to do or perform something; "She knows how to knit"; "Does your husband know how to cook?")

Sense 3
know -- (be aware of the truth of something; have a belief or faith in something; regard as true beyond any doubt; "I know that I left the key on the table"; "Galileo knew that the earth moves around the sun")

Sense 4
know -- (be familiar or acquainted with a person or an object; "She doesn't know this composer"; "Do you know my sister?"; "We know this movie"; "I know him under a different name"; "This flower is known as a Peruvian Lily")

Sense 5
know, experience, live -- (have firsthand knowledge of states, situations, emotions, or sensations; "I know the feeling!"; "have you ever known hunger?"; "I have lived a kind of hell when I was a drug addict"; "The holocaust survivors have lived a nightmare"; "I lived through two divorces")
       => experience, see, go through -- (go or live through; "We had many trials to go through"; "he saw action in Viet Nam")

Sense 6
acknowledge, recognize, recognise, know -- (accept (someone) to be what is claimed or accept his power and authority; "The Crown Prince was acknowledged as the true heir to the throne"; "We do not recognize your gods")
       => accept -- (consider or hold as true; "I cannot accept the dogma of this church"; "accept an argument")

Sense 7
know -- (have fixed in the mind; "I know Latin"; "This student knows her irregular verbs"; "Do you know the poem well enough to recite it?")

Sense 8
sleep together, roll in the hay, love, make out, make love, sleep with, get laid, have sex, know, do it, be intimate, have intercourse, have it away, have it off, screw, fuck, jazz, eff, hump, lie with, bed, have a go at it, bang, get it on, bonk -- (have sexual intercourse with; "This student sleeps with everyone in her dorm"; "Adam knew Eve"; "Were you ever intimate with this man?")
       => copulate, mate, pair, couple -- (engage in sexual intercourse; "Birds mate in the Spring")

Sense 9
know -- (know the nature or character of; "we all knew her as a big show-off")
       => recognize, recognise, realize, realise, agnize, agnise -- (be fully aware or cognizant of)

Sense 10
know -- (be able to distinguish, recognize as being different; "The child knows right from wrong")
       => distinguish, separate, differentiate, secern, secernate, severalize, severalise, tell, tell apart -- (mark as different; "We distinguish several kinds of maple")

Sense 11
know -- (perceive as familiar; "I know this voice!")
       => remember, retrieve, recall, call back, call up, recollect, think -- (recall knowledge from memory; have a recollection; "I can't remember saying any such thing"; "I can't think what her last name was"; "can you remember her phone number?"; "Do you remember that he once loved you?"; "call up memories")

Antonyms of adj knowing

4 senses of knowing

Sense 1
knowing, wise (predicate), wise to (predicate) -- (evidencing the possession of inside information)

INDIRECT (VIA informed) -> uninformed -- (not informed; lacking in knowledge or information; "the uninformed public")

Sense 2
intentional, knowing -- (characterized by conscious design or purpose; "intentional damage"; "a knowing attempt to defraud"; "a willful waste of time")

INDIRECT (VIA intended) -> unintended -- (not deliberate)

Sense 3
knowledgeable, knowing -- (alert and fully informed; "a knowing collector of rare books"; "surprisingly knowledgeable about what was going on")

INDIRECT (VIA informed) -> uninformed -- (not informed; lacking in knowledge or information; "the uninformed public")

Sense 4
knowing, knowledgeable, learned, lettered, well-educated, well-read -- (highly educated; having extensive information or understanding; "knowing instructors"; "a knowledgeable critic"; "a knowledgeable audience")

INDIRECT (VIA educated) -> uneducated -- (not having a good education)

Similarity of adj knowing

4 senses of knowing

Sense 1
knowing, wise (predicate), wise to (predicate) -- (evidencing the possession of inside information)
       => informed (vs. uninformed) -- (having much knowledge or education; "an informed public"; "informed opinion"; "the informed customer")

Sense 2
intentional, knowing -- (characterized by conscious design or purpose; "intentional damage"; "a knowing attempt to defraud"; "a willful waste of time")
       => intended (vs. unintended) -- (resulting from one's intentions; "your intended trip abroad"; "an intended insult")

Sense 3
knowledgeable, knowing -- (alert and fully informed; "a knowing collector of rare books"; "surprisingly knowledgeable about what was going on")
       => informed (vs. uninformed) -- (having much knowledge or education; "an informed public"; "informed opinion"; "the informed customer")

Sense 4
knowing, knowledgeable, learned, lettered, well-educated, well-read -- (highly educated; having extensive information or understanding; "knowing instructors"; "a knowledgeable critic"; "a knowledgeable audience")
       => educated (vs. uneducated) -- (possessing an education (especially having more than average knowledge))

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