Adjective "known" definition and examples



Definitions and examples



    Recognized, familiar, or within the scope of knowledge.
    1. 'the known world'
    2. 'Radiation is a known cause of the disease which genetically alters white blood cells.'
    3. 'What industry would benefit from a large database of known working email addresses?'
    4. 'However in those days people had only a vague concept of place outside their known world.'
    5. 'Raids on known facilities have already been conducted and they have been destroyed.'
    6. 'He had no known connections here and his family say they do not know why or when he decided to change his name.'
    7. 'But if justice is ever to be seen to be done then all the known facts have to be investigated.'
    8. 'It is not known when and if he will return and whether he will again take to the airwaves.'
    9. 'There is no known vaccine but early treatment with antibiotics has been beneficial.'
    10. 'Police said he had no known reason for disappearing and appealed for more information.'
    11. 'a known criminal'
    12. 'Police also spoke to a known criminal in Fife who was said to be willing to kill for money.'
    13. 'The rest of the known conspirators were hunted down or died while resisting arrest.'
    14. 'I now have email filters set up to extract and delete email from known offenders.'
    15. 'If the ratio of the two parts of a given number is known, then each of them can be found.'
    16. 'There have been no major changes since last season, so we are dealing with a known quantity.'


    1. past participle of know1 . noun

    2. a known quantity. know1 [noh] /noʊ/ Spell Syllables verb (used with object), knew, known, knowing.

    1. to perceive or understand as fact or truth; to apprehend clearly and with certainty: I know the situation fully.

    2. to have established or fixed in the mind or memory: to know a poem by heart; Do you know the way to the park from here?

    3. to be cognizant or aware of: I know it.

    4. be acquainted with (a thi

    More examples(as adjective)

    "people can be known to people."

    "places can be known as clubs."

    "accusations can be known in details."

    "setbacks can be known about geologies."

    "results can be known on dates."

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