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Synonyms for know

have knowledge of

Synonyms

be acquainted with

Synonyms

  • be acquainted with
  • recognize
  • associate with
  • be familiar with
  • be friends with
  • be friendly with
  • have knowledge of
  • have dealings with
  • socialize with
  • fraternize with
  • be pals with

Antonyms

  • be unfamiliar with

be familiar with

Synonyms

Antonyms

  • be ignorant of
  • be unfamiliar with

Synonyms for know

to perceive directly with the intellect

to participate in or partake of personally

to undergo an emotional reaction

to perceive to be identical with something held in the memory

Synonyms

to recognize as being different

Synonyms for know

the fact of being aware of information that is known to few people

Related Words

be cognizant or aware of a fact or a specific piece of information

be aware of the truth of something

be familiar or acquainted with a person or an object

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have firsthand knowledge of states, situations, emotions, or sensations

accept (someone) to be what is claimed or accept his power and authority

have fixed in the mind

Related Words

know the nature or character of

be able to distinguish, recognize as being different

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Ghana-born Eastman, who stepped in as an 11th hour replacement for back injury victim Ryan Rhodes, didn't know what hit him as the Welshman showcased his tremendous punching to KO his 33-year-old rival in just two minutes and 55 seconds.
I didn't know what hit me as there was a loud noise.
Abandoning her habitual reserve, Sinha was a livewire, and according to eyewitnesses, Singh didn't know what hit him.
Poor guy literally didn't know what hit him and the perpetrator was quickly escorted out.
But the thief didn't know what hit him when 73-year-old Jessie Duffie and pal Margaret Dougan decided to take him on.
Visitors Sphinx didn't know what hit them when Sam Woodhouse scored straight from the kick-off.
Sunderland, with eight of the Cup final team in their line up, didn't know what hit them after that however - John Farrington's hat-trick and a Willie Anderson thunderbolt consigned them to a heavy defeat.
Ellis, who only took the fight at 24 hours notice, simply didn't know what hit him.
57 (King''s Lynn win 115-50 on aggregate) THE Bandits of Berwick just didn't know what hit them on Saturday night when the King's Lynn Stars crashed dramatically into the Knockout Cup semi-finals.
Crawley hadn't conceded a goal for seven hours, but they didn't know what hit them (on Saturday).
Just make sure you don't end up as an extra on the scene, or worse still, the poor, duped guy who didn't know what hit him.
Josh Beckett didn't know what hit him Monday, but he said he felt better yesterday even though he was restricted to indoor nonphysical activities.
Another key difference: Dinosaurs didn't know what hit them, and played no role in their own demise.
The Blades didn't know what hit them when striker-in-form Chris Iwelumo walloped home after five minutes - putting the Bades on the back foot from the word go.
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