knowable


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know

 (nō)
v. knew (no͞o, nyo͞o), known (nōn), know·ing, knows
v.tr.
1. To perceive directly; grasp in the mind with clarity or certainty.
2. To regard as true beyond doubt: I know she won't fail.
3. To have a practical understanding of, as through experience; be skilled in: knows how to cook.
4. To have fixed in the mind: knows her Latin verbs.
5. To have experience of: "a black stubble that had known no razor" (William Faulkner).
6.
a. To perceive as familiar; recognize: I know that face.
b. To be acquainted with: He doesn't know his neighbors.
7. To be able to distinguish; recognize as distinct: knows right from wrong.
8. To discern the character or nature of: knew him for a liar.
9. Archaic To have sexual intercourse with.
v.intr.
1. To possess knowledge, understanding, or information.
2. To be cognizant or aware.
Idioms:
know (someone) in the biblical sense
To have sexual relations with (someone).
in the know Informal
Possessing special or secret information.
you know Informal
Used parenthetically in conversation, as to fill pauses or educe the listener's agreement or sympathy: Please try to be, you know, a little quieter. How were we supposed to make camp in a storm like that, you know?

[Middle English knouen, from Old English cnāwan; see gnō- in Indo-European roots.]

know′a·ble adj.
know′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.knowable - capable of being known
unknowable - not knowable; "the unknowable mysteries of life"

knowable

adjective
Capable of being readily understood:
Translations
poznatelný

knowable

[ˈnəʊəbl] ADJconocible

knowable

adjden/die/das man wissen kann; it’s not knowabledas kann man nicht wissen

knowable

[ˈnəʊəbl] adjconoscibile
References in classic literature ?
Thus, by knowledge we mean knowledge the knowable; by the knowable, that which is to be apprehended by knowledge; by perception, perception of the perceptible; by the perceptible, that which is apprehended by perception.
I'm a frontiersman from the extreme edge of the Knowable, and I feel quite out of place when I leave my study and come into touch with all you great, rough, hulking creatures.
"This suggests a similar dynamic is at play, the known boost from lower rates is offsetting less knowable future risks, for now," the report explained.
Monero amounts don't have a knowable history or origin, so any Monero is exchangeable for any other, like with cash.
In the first type of decision, outcomes and probabilities are clear and all relevant inputs are known or knowable, which means that finding the best solution is simply a matter of using mathematical analysis based on classical decision theory.
To reject knowledge of the Earth's shape is to reject the scientific method, and with it all that is knowable, all that is detectable empirically.
Why can't investigators handle, known and knowable, economic genociders with equal zeal?
Coherent dialogues form around the pieces of the knowable and the unknown, of what it is presented and believed.
There's nothing for it but to get to know it." To make our past more knowable, Lepore has penned an astonishingly concise, exuberant and elegant one-volume American history that begins with Columbus and ends with Trump.
It's a knowable fact that the food industry is a bit challenging - but amidst the trials, Doner and Gyros is still standing tall, succeeding, and striving hard to become even better to be able to give the best kind of service to their customers.
will insist that there are facts, and that history--both ancient and modern --is real and knowable. The American government's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of the State of Israel is simply the acceptance of the truth of history.
In this talk, Nanouche will discuss a view of God that Christian Science offers: a God who is divine good and only good; that doesn't punish His creation or send sickness and pain; that is knowable -- completely discoverable -- through prayer; and how this awareness of God brings greater well-being into our lives.