[ US /ˈnoʊɪŋ/ ]
[ UK /nˈə‍ʊɪŋ/ ]
  1. highly educated; having extensive information or understanding
    knowing instructors
    a knowledgeable critic
    a knowledgeable audience
  2. characterized by conscious design or purpose
    a deliberate attempt to provoke a response
    a knowing act of fraud
    intentional damage
  3. alert and fully informed
    surprisingly knowledgeable about what was going on
    a knowing collector of rare books
  4. evidencing the possession of inside information
  1. a clear and certain mental apprehension
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How To Use knowing In A Sentence

  • They are hired to crack a safe, photograph the contents of a locked briefcase inside, and return it to the owner without him knowing.
  • Opening to the power of intention, you begin knowing that conception, birth and death are all natural aspects of the energy field of creation. Wayne Dyer 
  • Knowing the innate power of the press, he bought a mimeograph machine.
  • Knowing and understanding our limitation is very crucial and a significant part of emancipating ourselves from its control.
  • He looked at the capable assistant with sincere eyes knowing that this would rattle him into some flustered explanation of his whereabouts.
  • The relevant principle is that if a member causes loss to the council he/she is liable to make good that loss if he/she has misconducted him/herself knowing that loss may result.
  • 't think that when people grow up, they will become morebroad-minded and can accept everything. Conversely, I think it's aselecting process, knowing what's the most important and what's theleast. And then be a simple man.
  • I don't think I look pregnant to the unknowing eye (like I've always had this little paunch), but to those who do know it's there, it's really there.
  • He stood and brushed the crumbs of bread off of him, knowing well how difficult it would be to follow his own advice.
  • We can well afford to let them stare and smile, well knowing that if a similar amount of prosperity permitted the people of other countries to travel for their pleasure in similar numbers, the result would be at the very least an equally -- shall I say undrawing-room-like contribution to cosmopolitan society? Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 15, No. 87, March, 1875
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