Adjective "aware" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


Having knowledge or perception of a situation or fact.
  1. with clause 'he was aware that a problem existed'
  2. 'Mostly what I need to know is what not to do, and if there are any pitfalls I should be aware of.'
  3. 'To this end they have begun making staff and patrons aware of the Act and its implications.'
  4. 'That was when he was first aware of his pathological desire to lose his left leg.'
  5. 'The only problem is that the owner of the ticket may not be aware of his or her success.'
  6. 'The fact is that people mostly operate on a very short time frame that they are not really aware of.'
  7. 'Cut to the boyfriend, fully aware of the deaths but not seeming to care either way.'
  8. 'It was like waking up from a deep sleep, I gradually became more aware of what was going on.'
  9. 'I have always been aware of dreaming at night and tend to remember them pretty well.'
  10. 'He adds that this is a circumstance which we need to be more aware of, if only for our own protection.'
  11. 'I'm very limited in time and all too aware of how much time would be used by showing movies.'
  12. 'The key to planning such an environmentally aware meeting or event is to set environmental priorities early in event planning.'
  13. 'Steve's very tactically aware of players and situations as you can see in his teams.'


1. having knowledge; conscious; cognizant: aware of danger.

2. informed; alert; knowledgeable; sophisticated: She is one of the most politically aware young women around.

More examples(as adjective)

"people can be aware of people."

"people can be aware of things."

"people can be aware of problems."

"people can be aware of facts."

"people can be aware of needs."

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Old English gewær, of West Germanic origin; related to German gewahr, also to ware.