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know

know

 
 
pronunciation:
no
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part of speech: verb
inflections: knows, knowing, knew, known
definition 1: to have information in your mind that comes from what you have learned or can see.
He knows your name.I know that it's raining.
similar words:
appreciate, comprehend, experience, follow, realize, recognize, see, understand, witness
definition 2: to have previous experience with someone or something; be familiar with.
He knows car engines.She knows his parents.
similar words:
associate with
definition 3: to have the skill to be able to do something.
Do you know how to ski?
synonyms:
can
similar words:
recall, remember
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The words know and no sound alike but have different meanings.
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