knowing
Pronunciation
  • (America) IPA: /ˈnoʊɪŋ/
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈnəʊɪŋ/
Adjective

knowing

  1. Possessing knowledge or understanding; intelligent.
    • The knowing and intelligent part of the world.
  2. Shrewd or showing clever awareness.
    a knowing rascal
  3. Suggestive of private knowledge.
  4. Deliberate
Verb
  1. present participle of know#English|know
Noun

knowing (plural knowings)

  1. The act or condition of having knowledge.
    • 2009, Gilbert Ryle, The Concept of Mind (60th Anniversary Edition, 1949, page 194)
      Sensations then, are not perceivings, observings or findings; they are not detectings, scannings or inspectings; they are not apprehendings, cognisings, intuitings or knowings.



This text is extracted from the Wiktionary and it is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 license | Terms and conditions | Privacy policy 0.003
Offline English dictionary