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Experienced or shrewd, especially excessively or prematurely so
“She seems a touch too knowing for a 14-year-old.”
Showing or suggesting that one has knowledge or awareness that is secret or known to only a few people
“Like most of the vitriol directed their way, they take it with a pinch of salt, a knowing smile and a guarantee they'll have the last laugh.”
Done in full awareness or consciousness
“The title track, full of optimism and with knowing references to the band's past, is a marvellous way to start the new album.”
Having inside information
“… exchanged a knowing look with her business partner during the sales presentation.”
Decided on as a result of careful thought
“… with knowing equivocation, the witness responded to the question without really answering it.”
Present participle for to be sure of facts through learning and experience
“We know from experience that hard work typically brings success.”
Present participle for to be well versed in
“I know a thing or two about Tibetan music, and that is what this reminds me of.”
Present participle for to go through an experience
“If you were to know hardship, you would appreciate every penny you earn.”
Present participle for to have met, be acquainted or familiar with
“Once you get to know him, you will find that he's quite friendly.”
Present participle for to remember or have a recollection of
“Would you know who the perpetrator was if you saw him in a lineup?”
Present participle for to acknowledge something as fact
“You may not have been aware, but you will soon know the boy to be your true King.”
Present participle for to be aware or cognizant of something
“They should map out a route first and stick to it so their parents know their whereabouts.”
Present participle for to recognize the difference or contrast of; to distinguish
“Every child should be brought up to know right from wrong and to respect their peers and elders.”
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