knowing definition

  • adjective:
    • having understanding, information, or comprehension. See Synonyms at intelligent.
    • Showing clever understanding and resourcefulness; shrewd.
    • Suggestive of key or personal understanding: a knowing glance.
    • Deliberate; aware: a knowing make an effort to defraud.
    • having knowledge or understanding; intelligent.
    • Shrewd or showing clever understanding.
    • Suggestive of private understanding.
    • Deliberate
    • Skilful; up to date; smart
    • Artful; cunning.
    • characterized by mindful design or function
    • very informed; having considerable information or comprehension
    • evidencing the control of inside information
    • aware and totally informed
  • verb:
    • Present participle of recognize.
  • noun:
    • Knowledge; hence, experience.
    • Knowledge; friend; ascertainment; energy or way of ascertaining.
    • a clear and specific mental apprehension
  • others:
    • Having perception or knowledge; intelligent; instructed.
    • aware; deliberate.
    • Shrewd; razor-sharp; wise; in an unique feeling, having or simulating the look of possessing information which one is reluctant to communicate.
    • Expressive of real information or cunning: as, a knowing look.
    • Smart-looking; fashionable.
    • Synonyms Astute, Sage, etc. See astute. (See in addition sagacious.)

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