know

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know is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
know

Pronunciation[change]

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Verb[change]

Plain form
know

Third person singular
knows

Simple past
knew

Past participle
known

Present participle
knowing

  1. (transitive & intransitive) When you know something, you have facts or ideas in your mind.
    I knew more things after I went to school.
    I know a little Spanish.
    I think I can do it, but I don't know.
  2. (transitive) You know a person, if you have met him or her.
    Yes, I know John. I met him in class last week.
    We want you to know that it will be OK.