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Definitions of "knowledge"
- The state or fact of knowing. noun
- Familiarity, awareness, or understanding gained through experience or study. noun
- The sum or range of what has been perceived, discovered, or learned. noun
- Carnal knowledge. noun
- To acknowledge; confess; avow.
- To confess.
- The state of being or of having become aware of fact or truth; intellectual recognition of or acquaintance with fact or truth; the condition of knowing. noun
- A perception, judgment, or idea which is in accord with fact or truth; that which is known. noun
- Acquaintance with things ascertained or ascertainable; acquired information; learning. noun
- Practical understanding; familiarity gained by actual experience; acquaintance with any fact or person: as, a knowledge of seamanship; I have no knowledge of the man. noun
- Specific information; notification; advertisement. noun
- Cognizance; notice; recognition. noun
- Acknowledgment. noun
- Synonyms Prudence, Discretion, etc. (see
wisdom); comprehension, discernment. noun
- To acknowledge. transitive verb
- The act or state of knowing; clear perception of fact, truth, or duty; certain apprehension; familiar cognizance; cognition. noun
- That which is or may be known; the object of an act of knowing; a cognition; -- chiefly used in the plural. noun
- That which is gained and preserved by knowing; instruction; acquaintance; enlightenment; learning; scholarship; erudition. noun
- That familiarity which is gained by actual experience; practical skill. noun
The word "knowledge" in example sentences
That is why Anscombe calls practical knowledge ˜knowledge without observation,™ meaning to exclude not only observation in the narrow sense but knowledge by inference (Anscombe 1963, p. 50).. [Intention]
According to this, Harpo does not acquire any new factual knowledge, only ˜knowledge how™, in the form of the ability to respond directly to sounds, which he could not do before.. [Dualism]
This proposal that the concept of knowledge may have changed over time so that what we now call ˜knowledge™ may sometimes perform a different function to the one that our original concept of knowledge was supposed to track is clearly of central importance to debates about the value of knowledge, as Craig's account of objectification indicates.. [The Value of Knowledge]
“The best grounds for accepting contextualism concerning knowledge attributions come from how knowledge-attributing (and knowledge-denying) sentences are used in ordinary, non-philosophical talk: What ordinary speakers will count as ˜knowledge™ in some non-philosophical contexts they will deny is such in others”. [Epistemic Contextualism]
Brahmans, that of the Aupanishadas, which has laid down for its first doctrine that _works are for the sake of understanding_, that the practice of ritual is of value only as a help to the mystic knowledge of the All. But here they have not halted; they have gone a further step, and declared that _knowledge once attained, works become needless_.. [Hindu Gods And Heroes Studies in the History of the Religion of India]
Besides when the statute speaks of "knowledge," aside from the expression "wilfully" it means _knowledge_ as a _fact_ -- not any _forced presumption of knowledge_ against the clear facts of the case.. [An Account of the Proceedings on the Trial of Susan B. Anthony, on the Charge of Illegal Voting]
And the Master's answer would come in that clear, quiet voice of His, "yes, tarry: you have knowledge enough, but _knowledge is not enough_, there must be power.". [Quiet Talks on Power]
_For a knowledge of liberal sciences, but a controlled and exact knowledge_, forms men who will love the truth ..... [Saint Augustin]
That is the point that the student ought to grasp; this knowledge of God, not the belief in Him, not the faith in Him, not only vague idea concerning Him, but the _knowledge_ of Him, is possible to man.. [London Lectures of 1907]
_Sound knowledge_, a _sound head_, _strong faith_, and _great grace_ -- all these combined -- may indeed preserve one whom the necessity of his position may lead into un-Catholic schools; but no one will deny that this anti-Catholic literature must exercise a most baneful influence over all those who, without sufficient preparation from nature or grace, plunge into it, in the pursuit of amusement or knowledge.. [Public School Education]
He thinks that you were drowned -- as, indeed, so did I-- the time that you were thrown overboard without my knowledge -- mind that, _without my knowledge_ -- and your father in his madness thinks he is commissioned by God to avenge your death.. [The Madman and the Pirate]
Hence a knowledge of Physics, particularly the physics which Democritus taught, was needful to deliver men from false hopes and false fears.  (ii.) _Ignorance of the nature of man, of his faculties, powers, and the sources and limits of his knowledge_, from whence arise illusions, prejudices, and errors.. [Christianity and Greek Philosophy or, the relation between spontaneous and reflective thought in Greece and the positive teaching of Christ and His Apostles]
But let us turn to that knowledge which God has given, and which therefore does not admit of improvement by lapse of time, this is _religious knowledge_.. [Parochial and Plain Sermons, Vol. VII (of 8)]
It is plain that the temptation under which man fell in paradise was this, an ambitious curiosity after knowledge which was not allowed him: next came the desire of the eyes and the flesh, but the forbidden tree was called the tree of _knowledge_; the Tempter _promised_ knowledge; and after the fall Almighty God pronounced, as in the text, that man had gained it.. [Parochial and Plain Sermons, Vol. VIII (of 8)]
'_Generally_,' he says, '_let this be a rule_, that all partitions of knowledge be accepted rather for LINES and VEINS, than for _sections_ and _separations_, and that _the continuance and entireness of knowledge_ be preserved.. [The Philosophy of the Plays of Shakspere Unfolded]
The reason why parents are to be consulted is, because they deliberate from judgement, knowledge, and love; from _judgement_, because they are in an advanced age, which excels in judgement, and discerns what is suitable and unsuitable: from _knowledge_, in respect to both the suitor and their daughter; in respect to the suitor they procure information, and in respect to their daughter they already know; wherefore they conclude respecting both with united discernment: from. [The Delights of Wisdom Pertaining to Conjugial Love]