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Knowledge appears in the following palindrome (phrase that reads the same backward as forward):

  • A peg Del won knows some moss won knowledge, Pa.
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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun knowledge:

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Definition of the noun knowledge

What does knowledge mean as a name of something?

Knowledge is one of the top 1000 most common nouns in the English language.

noun - plural: knowledges

  1. the psychological result of perception and learning and reasoning
    • examples: The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge. | You have knowledge and experience as well. | The fact that educated Americans in general no longer share understandable background knowledge is a chief cause of their inability to communicate effectively. | Smokers are as aware as anybody else of the disadvantages of their hobby, but manage to live with that knowledge for two main reasons. | Some knowledge of foreign languages, of Spanish in particular, is essential. | Scientific knowledge has greatly advanced since the 16th century. | With every increase of scientific knowledge, man's power for evil is increased in the same proportion as his power for good. | I have little knowledge of biochemistry. | He has said so himself to my knowledge. | If it hadn't been for Lindbergh's luck and his knowledge of flying, he could never have succeeded in crossing the Atlantic.
    • lexical domain: Tops - unique beginner for nouns
    • synonyms of knowledge: cognition / noesis
    • more generic term: psychological feature = a feature of the mental life of a living organism
    • more specific terms:

Alternative definition of the noun knowledge


  1. [obsolete] Acknowledgement. [definition 14th-16th c.]
  2. The fact of knowing about something; general understanding or familiarity with a subject, place, situation etc. [definition from 14th c.]
  3. Awareness of a particular fact or situation; a state of having been informed or made aware of something. [definition from 14th c.]
  4. Intellectual understanding; the state of appreciating truth or information. [definition from 14th c.]
  5. Familiarity or understanding of a particular skill, branch of learning etc. [definition from 14th c.]
  6. [archaic or legal] Sexual intimacy or intercourse (now usually in phrase [term, carnal knowledge]). [definition from 15th c.]
  7. [obsolete] Information or intelligence about something; notice. [definition 15th-18th c.]
  8. The total of what is known; all information and products of learning. [definition from 16th c.]
  9. [obsolete] Notice, awareness. [definition 17th c.]


  1. Knowledge were a Jamaican roots reggae group, best known for their work in the late 1970s and early 1980s, which saw them sign to A&M Records.
    • genre: Roots reggae
    • album: "Straight Outta Trenchtown 1975-1980"
  2. Knowledge is a musical group.

There are other groups with in their name, like Local Knowledge, Secret Knowledge, Lack of Knowledge and The Knowledge of Us.


  1. "Knowledge": Knowledge" is a hardcore punk song by the ska-core band Operation Ivy. It was written by lead vocalist Jesse Michaels and appeared on the album Energy.
  2. "Knowledge" is a composition.
  3. "Knowledge" is a musical album of M-Beat.
    • released on (18 years ago)
  4. "Knowledge" is a musical EP of Andrew Lagowski.
    • released in (21 years ago)
  5. "Knowledge" is a musical EP of Sacred Monster.
  6. "Knowledge" is a musical album of After the Fall.
    • released in (10 years ago)
  7. "Knowledge" is a composition.


Knowledge a.k.a. Knowledge Network is a Canadian English language public educational cable television network in the province of British Columbia. It is owned by Knowledge Network Corporation, a crown corporation of the Government of British Columbia; it gained this status in 2008. The station began broadcasting on January 12, 1981. Rudy Buttignol is president and CEO of British Columbia's Knowledge Network. He is also president of Canadian subscription television channel BBC Kids.

Phrases with Knowledge

Phrases starting with the word Knowledge:

  1. Knowledge Map
  2. knowledge base
  3. knowledge domain
  4. Knowledge worker
  5. Knowledge is power

Phrases ending with the word Knowledge:

  1. self-knowledge
  2. Zero-Knowledge
  3. Prior Knowledge
  4. To My Knowledge
  5. carnal knowledge
  6. common knowledge
  7. public knowledge
  8. book of knowledge
  9. general knowledge
  10. tree of knowledge
  11. Working Knowledge
  12. Gendered Knowledge
  13. To One's Knowledge
  14. Sphere of Knowledge
  15. Theory of knowledge

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Knowledge

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Google previewOrganizing Words (2008)

A Critical Thesaurus for Social and Organization Studies by Yiannis Gabriel

Knowledge is the object of learning and the subject matter of epistemology. Knowledge is a fundamental characteristic of human beings and a distinctive feature of many of today's organizations and societies.

Google previewMotivating Reading Comprehension (2004)

Concept-Oriented Reading Instruction by Allan Wigfield

Activating background knowledge refers to students recalling what they know about the topic of a text before reading and during reading for the purpose of...

Google previewBounded Thinking (2012)

Intellectual Virtues for Limited Agents by Adam Morton

Knowledge is a normative concept.

Google previewSeafood Research from Fish to Dish (2006)

Quality, Safety and Processing of Wild and Farmed Fish by Joop B. Luten

Keywords: knowledge, consumer, fish, information Introduction Consumer product knowledge is an important factor...

knowledge is a better predictor of behaviour than actual (objective) ...

Google previewLovecrazylove (2005)

by Maggie Monro

True knowledge is the knowledge of the all knowing and infinite being. This higher...

Intuition, although it is helpful is an instinct, a function of nature, which is relative, whilst true knowledge is a function of the Absolute, which is truth. Relative ...

Google previewWild Knowledge (1992)

Science, Language, and Social Life in a Fragile Environment by Will Wright

From a religious perspective, knowledge is an issue of ordinary language, as magical signs, and is about maintaining the sacred tradition. From a scientific perspective, knowledge is an issue of mathematics, as absolute rationality, and is ...

Google previewEpistemology II (2012)

by Ramona Cormier, James K. Feibleman, Sidney A. Gross, Iredell Jenkins, J. F. Kern, Harold N. Lee, Marian L. Pauson, John C. Sallis, Donald H. Weiss

Western philosophy has been largely dominated by the Greek view that knowledge is the apprehension of reality.

Knowledge isthe result ofthe learning process; hence, knowledge is an act of adjustment whereby therelatively formless ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; or, Universal dictionary of Knowledge (1806)

by Encyclopaedia Perthensis

ift, An extensive knowledge of art of reasoning is allowed to reign in the greatest Hence it was that the ancient3, who remarkably in any one branch of learning, it is ne- give it an early relish of truth, yet ought not o- cessary to have at least a ...

Google previewA Lexicon of useful knowledge, for the use of schools and libraries (1830)

by Hervey WILBUR

pedias, Jamieson's Dictionary of Mechanical Science, Buck's Theological Dictionary, Crabbe's Technical Dictionary, and the Library of Useful Knowledge. All these works are of acknowledged excellence, and some of them are ...

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Quotes about Knowledge

With the knowledge I possessed
I lived in comfort
No infatuation no disease
No greedy no enemy
Knowledge I possessed
And knowledge is the oasis
Knowledge is peace. (Gajanan Mishra)
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Scrabble value of K5N1O1W4L1E1D2G2E1

The value of this 9-letter word is 18 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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