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Translation of "know" - English-Spanish dictionary

know

verb /nəu/ ( past tense knew /njuː/, past participle known)
to be aware of or to have been informed about saber, conocer He thinks he knows everything I know he is at home because his car is in the drive He knows all about it I know of no reason why you cannot go.
to have learned and to remember saber, conocer He knows a lot of poetry.
to be aware of the identity of; to be friendly with conocer I know Mrs Taylor – she lives near me.
to (be able to) recognize or identify reconocer You would hardly know her now – she has become very thin He knows a good car when he sees one.
knowing adjective
showing secret understanding de complicidad She gave him a knowing look.
knowingly adverb
in a knowing manner con complicidad She smiled knowingly.
deliberately or on purpose intencionadamente He would not knowingly insult her.
know-all noun
an unkind name for a person who thinks he knows everything sabelotodo, sabihondo He had a reputation for being a bit of a know-all.
know-how noun
the practical knowledge and skill to deal with something saber hacer, conocimiento técnico She has acquired a lot of know-how about cars.
in the know
having information possessed only by a small group of people estar en el ajo, estat al tanto People in the know tell me that she is the most likely person to get the job.
know backwards
to know extremely well or perfectly saber al dedillo He knows his history backwards.
know better
to be too wise or well-taught (to do something) saber mejor She should know better at her age! He should have known better than to trust them.
know how to
to have learned the way to saber cómo She already knew how to read when she went to school.
know the ropes
to understand the detail and procedure of a job etc conocer a fondo It’ll take you a while to get to know the ropes.
(Definition of know from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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