knowingly


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know·ing

 (nō′ĭng)
adj.
1. Possessing knowledge, information, or understanding: very knowing about transportation costs.
2. Showing clever awareness and resourcefulness; shrewd and worldly: "Even so knowing a young ruffian as William Chaloner would have had no preparation for the shock of London" (Thomas Levenson).
3. Suggestive of secret or private knowledge: a knowing glance.
4. Deliberate; conscious: a knowing attempt to defraud.
5. Archaic Fashionable; stylish: "Many young men ... drove about town in very knowing gigs" (Jane Austen).

know′ing·ly adv.
know′ing·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.knowingly - with full knowledge and deliberation; "he wittingly deleted the references"
inadvertently, unknowingly, unwittingly - without knowledge or intention; "he unwittingly deleted the references"

knowingly

adverb deliberately, purposely, consciously, intentionally, on purpose, wilfully, wittingly He repeated that he had never knowingly taken illegal drugs.
Translations
بِمَعْرِفَهبِمَعْرِفَه، بِقَصْد
bevidstmed vilje
cinkosan
íbyggilegavísvitandi
anlayışlı tavırlabile bilebilerekbilmiş bir şekilde

knowingly

[ˈnəʊɪŋlɪ] ADV
1. (= intentionally) → a sabiendas, adrede
2. (= archly) [smile, look, nod] → con complicidad

knowingly

[ˈnəʊɪŋli] adv
(= intentionally) → sciemment
[smile, wink] → d'un air entenduknow-it-all [ˈnəʊitɔːl] n (US)je-sais-tout mf

knowingly

adv
(= consciously)bewusst, absichtlich, wissentlich
look, smilewissend

knowingly

[ˈnəʊɪŋlɪ] adv (intentionally) → deliberatamente; (smile, look) → con aria d'intesa

know

(nəu) past tense knew (njuː) : past participle known verb
1. to be aware of or to have been informed about. He knows everything; I know he is at home because his car is in the drive; He knows all about it; I know of no reason why you cannot go.
2. to have learned and to remember. He knows a lot of poetry.
3. to be aware of the identity of; to be friendly with. I know Mrs Smith – she lives near me.
4. to (be able to) recognize or identify. You would hardly know her now – she has become very thin; He knows a good car when he sees one.
ˈknowing adjective
showing secret understanding. She gave him a knowing look.
ˈknowingly adverb
1. in a knowing manner. She smiled knowingly.
2. deliberately or on purpose. He would not knowingly insult her.
ˈknow-all noun
an unkind name for a person who thinks he knows everything.
ˈknow-how noun
the practical knowledge and skill to deal with something. She has acquired a lot of know-how about cars.
in the know
having information possessed only by a small group of people. People in the know tell me that she is the most likely person to get the job.
know backwards
to know extremely well or perfectly. He knows his history backwards.
know better
to be too wise or well-taught (to do something). She should know better at her age!; He should have known better than to trust them.
know how to
to have learned the way to. She already knew how to read when she went to school.
know the ropes
to understand the detail and procedure of a job etc.
References in classic literature ?
The day after tomorrow, at the latest, you will begin despising yourself for having knowingly deceived yourself.
A prince, therefore, being compelled knowingly to adopt the beast, ought to choose the fox and the lion; because the lion cannot defend himself against snares and the fox cannot defend himself against wolves.
There are wise people who talk ever so knowingly and complacently about "the working classes," and satisfy themselves that a day's hard in- tellectual work is very much harder than a day's hard manual toil, and is righteously entitled to much bigger pay.
One in fifty of those who attend our operas likes it already, perhaps, but I think a good many of the other forty-nine go in order to learn to like it, and the rest in order to be able to talk knowingly about it.
And I can't and won't knowingly make a pretense about it.
Tom said this with one eye shut up again, and looking over his glass knowingly, at his entertainer.
He struck Ambrosch on the back, and the boy smiled knowingly.
That I should innocently take a bad half-crown of somebody else's manufacture, is reasonable enough; but that I should knowingly reckon the spurious coin of my own make, as good money
He saw, grinned knowingly to himself, and faced them as so many dangers, with a cool demeanor that was a far greater personal achievement than had they been famine, frost, or flood.
And yet to ruin any one," cries the other, "you will allow, is the act of an enemy; and when by the same act you must knowingly and certainly bring ruin on yourself, is it not folly or madness, as well as guilt?
You must ask our friend opposite about that,' said the host knowingly, indicating the clergyman by a nod of his head.
The railway, at this point, knowingly shutting a green eye and opening a red one, they had to run for it.