know verb (HAVE INFORMATION) - Definition in the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

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/nəʊ/ US  /noʊ/ (knew, known)
[I or T, not continuous] to have information in your mind
"Where did he go?" "I don't know."
"What does it cost?" "Ask Kate. She'll know."
She knows the name of every kid in the school.
I don't know anything about this.
[+ question word] We don't know when he's arriving.
I don't know (= understand) what all the fuss is about.
[+ (that)] I just knew (that) it was going to be a disaster.
She knew (= was aware) (that) something was wrong.
[+ obj + to infinitive ] Even small amounts of these substances are known to cause skin problems.
formal The authorities know him to be (= know that he is) a cocaine dealer.
Knowing and learning
[T not continuous] used to ask someone to tell you a piece of information
Do you know the time?
[+ question word] Do you know where the Post Office is?
Knowing and learning
[I or T, not continuous] to be certain
[+ (that)] I know (that) she'll be really pleased to hear the news.
[+ question word] I don't know whether I should tell her or not.
The party is at Sarah's house as/so far as I know (= I think but I am not certain).
Knowing and learning
(Definition of know verb (HAVE INFORMATION) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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