1 education, enlightenment, erudition, instruction, intelligence, learning, scholarship, schooling, science, tuition, wisdom
2 ability, apprehension, cognition, comprehension, consciousness, discernment, grasp, judgment, recognition, understanding
3 acquaintance, cognizance, familiarity, information, intimacy, notice Antonyms ignorance, illiteracy, misunderstanding, unawareness, unfamiliarity
Dictionnaire anglais Collins English synonyme-Thesaurus
1 n-uncount Knowledge is information and understanding about a subject which a person has, or which all people have.
usu with supp
She told Parliament she had no knowledge of the affair., ...the quest for scientific knowledge.
2 If you say that something is true to your knowledge or to the best of your knowledge, you mean that you believe it to be true but it is possible that you do not know all the facts.
to (the best of) sb's knowledge phrase PHR with cl/group
Alec never carried a gun to my knowledge...
3 If you do something safe in the knowledgethat something else is the case, you do the first thing confidently because you are sure of the second thing. WRITTEN
safe in the knowledge phrase PHR after v, usu PHR that You can let your kids play here, safe in the knowledge that they won't get sunburn.
General knowledge is knowledge about many different things, as opposed to detailed knowledge about one particular subject. n-uncount
Self-knowledge is knowledge that you have about your own character and nature. n-uncount
The more self-knowledge we have, the more control we can exert over our feelings and behaviour.
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