part of speech: verb

inflections: knows, knowing, knew, known

definition 1: to perceive directly or have some information about something in your mind.

  • Do you know what I’m doing right now?
  • I know where she lives.

synonyms: perceive

definition 2: to have the skill or necessary information.

  • Do you know how to ski?

synonyms: can

definition 3: to be sure that; be aware that.

  • I know that I made some mistakes.

synonyms: acknowledge, appreciate, realize, understand

definition 4: to be acquainted with.

  • She knows some famous people.
  • He knows the plays of Shakespeare.

phrase: know of