Associations to the word «Knowledge»


KNOWLEDGE, noun. (obsolete) Acknowledgement. [14th-16th c.]
KNOWLEDGE, noun. The fact of knowing about something; general understanding or familiarity with a subject, place, situation etc. [from 14th c.]
KNOWLEDGE, noun. Awareness of a particular fact or situation; a state of having been informed or made aware of something. [from 14th c.]
KNOWLEDGE, noun. Intellectual understanding; the state of appreciating truth or information. [from 14th c.]
KNOWLEDGE, noun. Familiarity or understanding of a particular skill, branch of learning etc. [from 14th c.]
KNOWLEDGE, noun. (archaic or legal) Sexual intimacy or intercourse (now usually in phrase carnal knowledge). [from 15th c.]
KNOWLEDGE, noun. (obsolete) Information or intelligence about something; notice. [15th-18th c.]
KNOWLEDGE, noun. The total of what is known; all information and products of learning. [from 16th c.]
KNOWLEDGE, noun. (countable) Something that can be known; a branch of learning; a piece of information; a science. [from 16th c.]
KNOWLEDGE, noun. (obsolete) Notice, awareness. [17th c.]
KNOWLEDGE, noun. (UK) (informal) The deep familiarity with certain routes and places of interest required by taxicab drivers working in London, England.
KNOWLEDGE, verb. (obsolete) To confess as true; to acknowledge. [13th-17th c.]
KNOWLEDGE, proper noun. A course of study which must be completed by prospective London taxi drivers; consists of 320 routes through central London and many significant places.
KNOWLEDGE BASE, noun. A database designed to meet the complex storage and retrieval requirements of computerized knowledge management, especially in support of artificial intelligence or expert systems.
KNOWLEDGE INTERCHANGE FORMAT, proper noun. (computing) (artificial intelligence) A computer language designed for communicating knowledge between independently running computer programs.
KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT, noun. A range of practices used by organisations to identify, create, represent, and distribute knowledge.
KNOWLEDGE MAP, noun. A user interface element similar to a graphical organizer, which displays connections between data by a series of shapes (or images) representing ideas and arrows representing relations between them. It is a form of knowledge visualization and is also known as a concept map
KNOWLEDGE WORKER, noun. Someone who works with information or data
KNOWLEDGE WORKERS, noun. Plural of knowledge worker

Dictionary definition

KNOWLEDGE, noun. The psychological result of perception and learning and reasoning.

Wise words

The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause.
Mark Twain