[ US /ˈnoʊn/ ]
[ UK /nˈə‍ʊn/ ]
  1. apprehended with certainty
    a known quantity
    a musician known throughout the world
    the limits of the known world
    a known criminal
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How To Use known In A Sentence

  • Some were members of Turkey's elite military class known as "pashas," a title of respect harking back to Ottoman military commanders Monday for allegedly planning to blow up mosques in order to trigger a military takeover and overthrow the - Photown News
  • Spending on a perennial effort to expand gambling at race tracks, known as "racino," increased four-fold to about $620,000 in 2010. rss feed
  • The Temple to the Hebrew God YHVH, built by King David, was destroyed and much of the Jewish population (Jew comes from the word Judah, one of the 12 tribes) were deported to Babylon, known to Jews as the Babylonian captivity. On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...
  • The Yellow Wallpaper is the masterpiece of Charlotte Perkins Gilman, a wellknown American feminist pioneer and writer.
  • Howie is a well-known writer and clown.
  • The causes of asthma are not fully known but it is partly an allergic condition.
  • Norman Neal Williams had been a transient, they learned, an itinerant vitamin salesman with no known relatives. MORE TALES OF THE CITY
  • In some parts, the infection is popularly known as "pinkeye" because it turns the whites of the eyes pink. Dealing with Conjunctivitis
  • This type of political perversion of the law was well known during Hitler's fascist dictatorship.
  • Helen Hunt Jackson was a known activist who campaigned for the rights of the Native American Indians.
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