Synonyms for knowledge

Grammar : Noun
Spell : nol-ij
Phonetic Transcription : ˈnɒl ɪdʒ

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Définition of knowledge

Origin :
  • early 12c., cnawlece "acknowledgment of a superior, honor, worship;" for first element see know. Second element obscure, perhaps from Scandinavian and cognate with the -lock "action, process," found in wedlock. Meaning "capacity for knowing, understanding; familiarity; fact of knowing" is late 14c. Sense of "an organized body of facts or teachings" is from c.1400, as is that of "sexual intercourse." Also a verb in Middle English, knoulechen "acknowledge" (c.1200), later "find out about; recognize," and "to have sexual intercourse with" (c.1300).
  • noun person's understanding; information
Example sentences :
  • But for the knowledge that he was a prisoner, Robert would have enjoyed his present situation.
  • Extract from : « Brave and Bold » by Horatio Alger
  • And to tempt him there was this new mystery, this knowledge that he could not miss.
  • Extract from : « Way of the Lawless » by Max Brand
  • We summon all our knowledge of the past and we scan all signs of the future.
  • Extract from : « United States Presidents' Inaugural Speeches » by Various
  • So I said I didn't love her to save her from the knowledge of this horror.
  • Extract from : « Viviette » by William J. Locke
  • My mind was the richer merely by the knowledge that it was there.
  • Extract from : « The Old Manse (From "Mosses From An Old Manse") » by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • He measured your blindness and weakness by the standard of His own knowledge and almightiness.
  • Extract from : « The Conquest of Fear » by Basil King
  • Error in speculative doctrine not impious - nor knowledge pious.
  • Extract from : « A Theological-Political Treatise [Part III] » by Benedict of Spinoza
  • Not being a knowledge of the whole truth it should be humble, tolerant, and eager to expand.
  • Extract from : « The Conquest of Fear » by Basil King
  • It was the fruit of experience, of knowledge, of demonstration.
  • Extract from : « The Conquest of Fear » by Basil King
  • A bank's not the place to get the knowledge of business necessary for that sort of thing.
  • Extract from : « Weighed and Wanting » by George MacDonald

Antonyms for knowledge

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