PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

Positive
known

Comparative
more known

Superlative
most known

  1. If something is known, people know about it; it is famous.
    It is a known fact that water freezes at 0°C.
    She is known for all the volunteer and charity work that she does.

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VerbEdit

Plain form
know

Third person singular
knows

Simple past
knew

Past participle
known

Present participle
knowing

  1. The past participle of know.
    She and I are good friends; we have known each other for years.
    If I had known you were going to get so angry, I wouldn't have said anything to you about it.
    She's known about this project for a long time so I don't know why she isn't finished yet.

NounEdit

Singular
known

Plural
knowns

  1. (mathematics) In algebra, a variable or constant whose value is already determined.
  2. Any fact or situation which is well-researched or familiar.

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