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 for Know
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Know \Know\ (n[=o]), n.
     Knee. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Know \Know\, v. i.
     1. To have knowledge; to have a clear and certain perception;
        to possess wisdom, instruction, or information; -- often
        with of.
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              Israel doth not know, my people doth not consider.
                                                    --Is. i. 3.
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              If any man will do his will, he shall know of the
              doctrine, whether it be of God, or whether I speak
              of myself.                            --John vii.
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              The peasant folklore of Europe still knows of
              willows that bleed and weep and speak when hewn.
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     2. To be assured; to feel confident.
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     To know of, to ask, to inquire. [Obs.] " Know of your
        youth, examine well your blood." --Shak.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Know \Know\ (n[=o]), v. t. [imp. Knew (n[=u]); p. p. Known
     (n[=o]n); p. pr. & vb. n. Knowing.] [OE. knowen, knawen,
     AS. cn[aum]wan; akin to OHG. chn[aum]an (in comp.), Icel.
     kn[aum] to be able, Russ. znate to know, L. gnoscere,
     noscere, Gr. gighw`skein, Skr. jn[=a]; fr. the root of E.
     can, v. i., ken. [root]45. See Ken, Can to be able, and
     cf. Acquaint, Cognition, Gnome, Ignore, Noble,
     1. To perceive or apprehend clearly and certainly; to
        understand; to have full information of; as, to know one's
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              O, that a man might know
              The end of this day's business ere it come! --Shak.
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              There is a certainty in the proposition, and we know
              it.                                   --Dryden.
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              Know how sublime a thing it is
              To suffer and be strong.              --Longfellow.
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     2. To be convinced of the truth of; to be fully assured of;
        as, to know things from information.
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     3. To be acquainted with; to be no stranger to; to be more or
        less familiar with the person, character, etc., of; to
        possess experience of; as, to know an author; to know the
        rules of an organization.
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              He hath made him to be sin for us, who knew no sin.
                                                    --2 Cor. v.
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              Not to know me argues yourselves unknown. --Milton.
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     4. To recognize; to distinguish; to discern the character of;
        as, to know a person's face or figure.
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              Ye shall know them by their fruits.   --Matt. vil.
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              And their eyes were opened, and they knew him.
                                                    --Luke xxiv.
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              To know
              Faithful friend from flattering foe.  --Shak.
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              At nearer view he thought he knew the dead.
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     5. To have sexual intercourse with.
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              And Adam knew Eve his wife.           --Gen. iv. 1.
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     Note: Know is often followed by an objective and an
           infinitive (with or without to) or a participle, a
           dependent sentence, etc.
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                 And I knew that thou hearest me always. --John
                                                    xi. 42.
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                 The monk he instantly knew to be the prior. --Sir
                                                    W. Scott.
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                 In other hands I have known money do good.
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     To know how, to understand the manner, way, or means; to
        have requisite information, intelligence, or sagacity. How
        is sometimes omitted. " If we fear to die, or know not to
        be patient." --Jer. Taylor.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the fact of being aware of information that is known to few
           people; "he is always in the know"
      v 1: be cognizant or aware of a fact or a specific piece of
           information; possess knowledge or information about; "I
           know that the President lied to the people"; "I want to
           know who is winning the game!"; "I know it's time" [syn:
           know, cognize, cognise] [ant: ignore]
      2: know how to do or perform something; "She knows how to knit";
         "Does your husband know how to cook?"
      3: be aware of the truth of something; have a belief or faith in
         something; regard as true beyond any doubt; "I know that I
         left the key on the table"; "Galileo knew that the earth
         moves around the sun"
      4: be familiar or acquainted with a person or an object; "She
         doesn't know this composer"; "Do you know my sister?"; "We
         know this movie"; "I know him under a different name"; "This
         flower is known as a Peruvian Lily"
      5: have firsthand knowledge of states, situations, emotions, or
         sensations; "I know the feeling!"; "have you ever known
         hunger?"; "I have lived a kind of hell when I was a drug
         addict"; "The holocaust survivors have lived a nightmare"; "I
         lived through two divorces" [syn: know, experience,
      6: accept (someone) to be what is claimed or accept his power
         and authority; "The Crown Prince was acknowledged as the true
         heir to the throne"; "We do not recognize your gods" [syn:
         acknowledge, recognize, recognise, know]
      7: have fixed in the mind; "I know Latin"; "This student knows
         her irregular verbs"; "Do you know the poem well enough to
         recite it?"
      8: have sexual intercourse with; "This student sleeps with
         everyone in her dorm"; "Adam knew Eve"; "Were you ever
         intimate with this man?" [syn: sleep together, roll in the
         hay, love, make out, make love, sleep with, get
         laid, have sex, know, do it, be intimate, have
         intercourse, have it away, have it off, screw, fuck,
         jazz, eff, hump, lie with, bed, have a go at it,
         bang, get it on, bonk]
      9: know the nature or character of; "we all knew her as a big
      10: be able to distinguish, recognize as being different; "The
          child knows right from wrong"
      11: perceive as familiar; "I know this voice!"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  173 Moby Thesaurus words for "know":
     absorb, account, acquaintance, aller sans dire, announcement,
     appreciate, apprehend, assimilate, associate with,
     be acquainted with, be apprised of, be aware of, be axiomatic,
     be certain, be cognizant of, be confident, be conscious of,
     be conversant with, be exposed to, be friends, be informed,
     be inseparable, be subjected to, be told, be with one, bet on,
     blue book, briefing, bulletin, catch, catch on, cognize,
     communication, communique, comprehend, conceive, conceptualize,
     cotton to, data, datum, difference, differentiate, dig, digest,
     directory, discern, discriminate, dispatch, distinguish, doubt not,
     encounter, endure, enlightenment, evidence, experience, extricate,
     facts, factual information, familiarization, fathom, feel,
     feel sure, follow, fraternize with, gamble on, gen,
     general information, get, get hold of, get the drift, get the idea,
     get the picture, get wind of, go through, go without saying, grasp,
     guidebook, handout, hard information, have, have information about,
     have it taped, have knowledge of, have no doubt, have the facts,
     hear, hear tell of, hearsay, hit it off, hobnob with, identify,
     incidental information, info, information, instruction,
     intelligence, just know, ken, know again, know for certain,
     know well, knowledge, labor under, learn, light, make out, master,
     meet, meet up with, meet with, mention, message, nail, notice,
     notification, overhear, pass through, pay, peg, perceive, place,
     possess, prehend, presentation, promotional material, proof,
     publication, publicity, read, realize, recall, recall knowledge of,
     recognize, recollect, reidentify, release, remember, report,
     rest assured, run up against, savor, savvy, see, see through,
     seize, seize the meaning, sense, separate, sever, severalize,
     sidelight, spend, spot, stand under, statement, suffer, sustain,
     take, take in, taste, tell, the dope, the goods, the know,
     the scoop, transmission, undergo, understand, white book,
     white paper, word, wot, wot of

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