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Meaning of "knowing" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF KNOWING

knowing  [ˈnəʊɪŋ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF KNOWING

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Knowing can act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES KNOWING MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of knowing in the English dictionary

The first definition of knowing in the dictionary is suggesting secret information or knowledge. Other definition of knowing is wise, shrewd, or clever. Knowing is also deliberate; intentional.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH KNOWING


borrowing
ˈbɒrəʊɪŋ
easy-going
ˌiːzɪˈɡəʊɪŋ
fast-growing
ˌfɑːstˈɡrəʊɪŋ
flowing
ˈfləʊɪŋ
following
ˈfɒləʊɪŋ
foregoing
fɔːˈɡəʊɪŋ
glowing
ˈɡləʊɪŋ
going
ˈɡəʊɪŋ
growing
ˈɡrəʊɪŋ
mowing
ˈməʊɪŋ
narrowing
ˈnærəʊɪŋ
ongoing
ˈɒnˌɡəʊɪŋ
outgoing
ˈaʊtˌɡəʊɪŋ
overflowing
ˌəʊvəˈfləʊɪŋ
owing
ˈəʊɪŋ
rowing
ˈrəʊɪŋ
sewing
ˈsəʊɪŋ
showing
ˈʃəʊɪŋ
throwing
ˈθrəʊɪŋ
unknowing
ʌnˈnəʊɪŋ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE KNOWING

know the ropes
know what one is talking about
know what´s what
know-all
know-how
know-it-all
know-nothing
knowable
knowableness
knower
knowingly
knowingness
knowledgable
knowledgableness
knowledgably
knowledge
knowledge economy
knowledge engineering
knowledge worker
knowledge-based

WORDS THAT END LIKE KNOWING

billowing
bowing
crowing
cult following
drawing
fast-flowing
glass-blowing
harrowing
inflowing
ingrowing
mellowing
mind-blowing
public sector borrowing
rice growing
rice-growing
sowing
there is no knowing
to overflowing
vine-growing
whistle-blowing
wine growing

Synonyms and antonyms of knowing in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «KNOWING»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «knowing» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of knowing

Translation of «knowing» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF KNOWING

Find out the translation of knowing to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of knowing from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «knowing» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

知道
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

sabiendo
570 millions of speakers

English

knowing
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

जानने
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مع العلم
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

зная
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

sabendo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বুদ্ধিমান
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

connaissance
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Mengetahui
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

wissend
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

知っている
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

알고
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ngerti
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

biết
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தெரிந்தும்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

जाणून घेणे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

bilme
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

sapendo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

wiedząc,
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

знаючи
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

știind
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

γνωρίζοντας
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

weet
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

vetskap
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

vite
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of knowing

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «KNOWING»

The term «knowing» is very widely used and occupies the 5.771 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «KNOWING» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about knowing

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10 QUOTES WITH «KNOWING»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word knowing.
1
Ansel Adams
A good photograph is knowing where to stand.
2
Christina Applegate
It was not easy for my mother, being a struggling actress and raising a child. We were these two sort of vagabonds, never knowing where the money was going to come from. She always says she couldn't afford a babysitter, which is why she put me on the stage.
3
Richard H. Baker
It is my hope that during my brief passage through this universe, that I may share with you the joy of hearing the music of the stars... knowing that the composer was from a distant place and the songs were written eons ago, which now fall gently on this place for all to hear.
4
Ritchie Blackmore
If a ballet dancer falls over, it's knowing how to get out looking clumsy that counts.
5
David Brooks
When you cover politics, you realize that knowing how to talk about character matters more and more. The way we hold ideas is more important than the ideas.
6
Bryan Clay
It's not easy waking up every single morning knowing what you're going to put your body through and having to do it. We don't have days off.
7
Jonathan Coe
I live a perfectly happy and comfortable life in Blair's Britain, but I can't work up much affection for the culture we've created for ourselves: it's too cynical, too knowing, too ironic, too empty of real value and meaning.
8
Landon Donovan
That's a part that's always a challenge for athletes: trying to keep the passion alive while knowing it's still your job. There's no question that at some point, probably sooner rather than later, I'll be pretty burned out. And when that time comes, then I'll take a step back and take a look at it and see if I want to keep going.
9
Ree Drummond
Knowing what I'll write about and what I won't has never really been a problem. I won't write about things that bore me.
10
Bruce Feiler
Knowing more about family history is the single biggest predictor of a child's emotional well-being. Grandparents can play a special role in this process, too.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «KNOWING»

Discover the use of knowing in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to knowing and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Women's Ways of Knowing: The Development of Self, Voice, and ...
The tenth anniversary edition of an award-winning, influential best-seller reveals the distinctive perspectives through which women view reality and draw conclusions about truth, knowledge, and authority. Original. 25,000 first printing.
Mary Field Belenky, 1986
2
Everyone Worth Knowing
Realizing that her prestigious investment banking job is making her miserable, Bette Robinson impulsively quits and accepts an opportunity with a successful PR firm, a job that tests the boundary between her personal and professional lives.
Lauren Weisberger, 2006
3
The Knowing-Doing Gap: How Smart Companies Turn Knowledge ...
The Knowing-Doing Gap is the first book to confront the challenge of turning knowledge about how to improve performance into actions that produce measurable results.
Jeffrey Pfeffer, Robert I. Sutton, 2013
4
Designerly Ways of Knowing
This book traces the development of a research interest in articulating and understanding the idea that designers have and use 'designerly' ways of knowing and thinking.
Nigel Cross, 2007
5
Knowing Scripture
In this updated edition of Knowing Scripture, R. C. Sproul helps us dig out the meaning of Scripture for ourselves. The author says, "The theme of this book is not how to read the Bible but how to study the Bible.
R. C. Sproul, 2009
6
Knowing, Teaching, and Learning History: National and ...
Rather than stringing together individual studies of different countries, the book is structured chronologically, tracing political change in the context of culture and society.
Peter N. Stearns, Peter C. Seixas, Samuel S. Wineburg, 2000
7
Knowing Nature: Conversations at the Intersection of ...
Knowing Nature brings together political ecologists and science studies scholars to showcase the key points of encounter between the two fields and how this intellectual mingling creates a lively and more robust ecological framework for the ...
Mara J. Goldman, Paul Nadasdy, Matthew D. Turner, 2011
8
Knowing God
In 2006, Christianity Today voted this title one of the top 50 books that have shaped evangelicals. This edition is updated with Americanized language and spelling and a new preface by the author.
J. I. Packer, 2011
9
Knowing in Organizations: A Practice-based Approach
This work explores the relationship among knowing, learning, and practice in the development of organizational knowledge.
Davide Nicolini, Silvia Gherardi, Dvora Yanow, 2003
10
Knowing Knowledge
Why does so much of our society look as it did in the past?
George Siemens, 2006

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «KNOWING»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term knowing is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Jos Buttler follows Adam Gilchrist's example of knowing when it's …
Jos Buttler walks back to the pavilion having scored 13 for England in their first innings at Lord's. Photograph: Andrew Couldridge/Reuters. «The Guardian, Jul 15»
2
'It was a pleasure knowing and racing you': Formula one fraternity …
No words can describe what his family & the sport have lost. All I can say it was a pleasure knowing & racing you. x pic.twitter.com/NVcfbV9qdR. «Firstpost, Jul 15»
3
Wonderland Centennial: 100 things worth knowing about Mount …
A trail sign on the north side of the mountain indicates the remaining distance — 3.4 miles — to Granite Creek Camp, the first campsite of the ... «TheNewsTribune.com, Jul 15»
4
Knowing when it's time to put your dog to sleep - Magazine - The …
Knowing when it's time to put your dog to sleep. Dog Lady Monica Collins anguished over what to do for her beloved West Highland white ... «Boston Globe, Jul 15»
5
Ben Plowright: Torment of not knowing Ben's fate is heartbreaking …
“We're preparing ourselves for the ambiguity, for the uncertainty of not actually knowing.” In the weeks after his son's disappearance Mr Plowright, wife Ruth and ... «Perth Now, Jul 15»
6
Mardi Link: Discovery beats knowing, any day - Traverse City …
Mardi Link: Discovery beats knowing, any day. 0. Share. Facebook Twitter LinkedIn. Google+ Pinterest Email. Share this with your friends! From. «Traverse City Record Eagle, Jul 15»
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Forum: Knowing 'flesh-eating bacteria' - Caller-Times
Forum: Knowing 'flesh-eating bacteria'. 3:02 AM, Jul 19, 2015. forums. The dog days of summer are here, and with them come reports of illnesses and deaths ... «Corpus Christi Caller-Times, Jul 15»
8
'I finally belonged somewhere': How knowing Palestine has made …
Pam Bailey standing in front of a crater made by an Israeli missile next door to the home of one of her "adopted families" in Khan Younis. «Mondoweiss, Jul 15»
9
More to teaching than knowing the subject -- Delores Brown : Wsj
As a former Madison teacher for 35 years, I know there is more to teaching than just knowing the subject. You have to know the child. «Madison.com, Jul 15»
10
10 Times Benedict Cumberbatch Was Sexy Without Even Knowing It …
There are few men that have sex appeal like Benedict Cumberbatch. Sure, there are plenty of fellas in Hollywood we would consider sexy, but ... «The Fashion Spot, Jul 15»

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