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Ken

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Noun, Verb (usu participle)

CIDE DICTIONARY

Kenn. [Perh. from kennel.].
     A house; esp., one which is a resort for thieves.  [1913 Webster]
Kenv. t. [OE. kennen to teach, make known, know, AS. cennan to make known, proclaim, or rather from the related Icel. kenna to know; akin to D. & G. kennen to know, Goth. kannjan to make known; orig., a causative corresponding to AS. cunnan to know, Goth. kunnan. Can to be able, Know.].
  •  To know; to understand; to take cognizance of.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To recognize; to descry; to discern.  Addison  [1913 Webster]
    "'T is he. I ken the manner of his gait."  [1913 Webster]
Kenv. i. 
     To look around.  Burton.  [1913 Webster]
Kenn. 
     Cognizance; view; especially, reach of sight or knowledge.  Longfellow.  [1913 Webster]
    "Above the reach and ken of a mortal apprehension."  [1913 Webster]
    "It was relief to quit the ken
    And the inquiring looks of men.
    "

OXFORD DICTIONARY

Ken, n. & v.
--n. range of sight or knowledge (it's beyond my ken).
--v.tr. (kenning; past and past part. kenned or kent) Sc. & N.Engl.
1 recognize at sight.
2 know.

Etymology
OE cennan f. Gmc

THESAURUS

Ken

absorb, acquaintance, appreciate, apprehend, assimilate, be acquainted with, be apprised of, be aware of, be cognizant of, be conscious of, be conversant with, be informed, be with one, behold, catch, catch on, catch sight of, clap eyes on, clear sight, cognize, color vision, command, comprehend, comprehension, conceive, conceptualize, cone vision, corpus, data, datum, day vision, daylight vision, descry, dig, digest, discern, discernment, discover, distinguish, domination, espy, experience, expertise, eye, eye-mindedness, eyereach, eyeshot, eyesight, facts, factual base, familiarity, farsight, farsightedness, fathom, field of view, field of vision, follow, get, get hold of, get the drift, get the idea, get the picture, glimpse, grasp, have, have in sight, have information about, have it taped, have knowledge of, horizon, information, intelligence, intimacy, keen sight, know, know-how, knowing, knowledge, lay eyes on, learn, limit of vision, line of sight, look on, look upon, make out, master, naked eye, night vision, notice, observe, outlook, outlook over, perceive, perception, peripheral field, peripheral vision, perspective, perspicacity, perspicuity, photopia, pick out, possess, power of sight, practical knowledge, prehend, private knowledge, privity, prospect, purview, quick sight, range, ratio cognoscendi, reach, read, realize, recognize, rod vision, savvy, scan, scope, scope of vision, scotopia, see, seeing, seize, seize the meaning, self-knowledge, sense, sense of sight, sight, sightedness, sightliness, spot, spy, survey, sweep, take, take in, technic, technics, technique, twig, twilight vision, understand, understanding, unobstructed vision, view, vision, vista, visual acuity, visual field, visual sense, witness, wot, wot of

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Ken

Vision

N vision, sight, optics, eyesight, view, look, espial, glance, ken, coup d'oeil, glimpse, glint, peep, gaze, stare, leer, perlustration, contemplation, conspection, conspectuity, regard, survey, introspection, reconnaissance, speculation, watch, espionage, espionnage, autopsy, ocular inspection, ocular demonstration, sight-seeing, point of view, gazebo, loophole, belvedere, watchtower, field of view, theater, amphitheater, arena, vista, horizon, commanding view, bird's eye view, periscope, visual organ, organ of vision, eye, naked eye, unassisted eye, retina, pupil, iris, cornea, white, optics, orbs, saucer eyes, goggle eyes, gooseberry eyes, short sight, clear sight, sharp sight, quick sight, eagle sight, piercing sight, penetrating sight, clear glance, sharp glance, quick glance, eagle glance, piercing glance, penetrating glance, clear eye, sharp eye, quick eye, eagle eye, piercing eye, penetrating eye, perspicacity, discernment, catopsis, eagle, hawk, cat, lynx, Argus, evil eye, basilisk, cockatrice, seeing, visual, ocular, optic, optical, ophthalmic, clear-eyesighted, eagle-eyed, hawk-eyed, lynx-eyed, keen- eyed, Argus-eyed, visible, visibly, in sight of, with one's eyes open at sight, at first sight, at a glance, at the first blush, prima facie, Int, look!, the scales falling from one's eyes, an eye like Mars to threaten or command, her eyes are homes of silent prayer, looking before and after, thy rapt soul sitting in thine eyes.

VB see, behold, discern, perceive, have in sight, descry, sight, make out, discover, distinguish, recognize, spy, espy, ken, get a sight of, have a sight of, catch a sight of, get a glimpse of, have a glimpse of, catch a glimpse of, command a view of, witness, contemplate, speculate, cast the eyes on, set the eyes on, be a spectator of, look on, see sights, see at a glance, look, view, eye, lift up the eyes, open one's eye, look at, look on, look upon, look over, look about one, look round, survey, scan, inspect, run the eye over, run the eye through, reconnoiter, glance round, glance on, glance over turn one's looks upon, bend one's looks upon, direct the eyes to, turn the eyes on, cast a glance, observe, watch, see with one's own eyes, watch for, peep, peer, pry, take a peep, play at bopeep, look full in the face, look hard at, look intently, strain one's eyes, fix the eyes upon, rivet the eyes upon, stare, gaze, pore over, gloat on, leer, ogle, glare, goggle, cock the eye, squint, gloat, look askance.

Knowledge

N knowledge, cognizance, cognition, cognoscence, acquaintance, experience, ken, privity, insight, familiarity, comprehension, apprehension, recognition, appreciation, intuition, conscience, consciousness, perception, precognition, acroamatics, light, enlightenment, glimpse, inkling, glimmer, glimmering, dawn, scent, suspicion, impression, discovery, system of knowledge, body of knowledge, science, philosophy, pansophy, acroama, theory, aetiology, etiology, circle of the sciences, pandect, doctrine, body of doctrine, cyclopedia, encyclopedia, school, tree of knowledge, republic of letters, erudition, learning, lore, scholarship, reading, letters, literature, book madness, book learning, bookishness, bibliomania, bibliolatry, information, general information, store of knowledge, education, culture, menticulture, attainments, acquirements, acquisitions, accomplishments, proficiency, practical knowledge, liberal education, dilettantism, rudiments, deep knowledge, profound knowledge, solid knowledge, accurate knowledge, acroatic knowledge, acroamatic knowledge, vast knowledge, extensive knowledge, encyclopedic knowledge, encyclopedic learning, omniscience, pantology, march of intellect, progress of science, advance of science, advance of learning, schoolmaster abroad, scholar, knowing, cognitive, acroamatic, aware of, cognizant of, conscious of, acquainted with, made acquainted with, privy to, no stranger to, au fait with, au courant, in the secret, up to, alive to, behind the scenes, behind the curtain, let into, apprized of, informed of, undeceived, proficient with, versed with, read with, forward with, strong with, at home in, conversant with, familiar with, erudite, instructed, leaned, lettered, educated, well conned, well informed, well read, well grounded, well educated, enlightened, shrewd, savant, blue, bookish, scholastic, solid, profound, deep-read, book- learned, accomplished, omniscient, self-taught, known, ascertained, well-known, recognized, received, notorious, noted, proverbial, familiar, familiar as household words, familiar to every schoolboy, hackneyed, trite, trivial, commonplace, cognoscible, cognizable, to one's knowledge, to the best of one's knowledge, one's eyes being opened, ompredre tout c'est tout pardonner, to know all is to pardon all, empta dolore docet experientia, gnothi seauton, half our knowledge we must snatch not take, Jahre lehren mehr als Bucher, years teach more than books, knowledge comes but wisdom lingers, knowledge is power, les affaires font les hommes, nec scire fas est omnia, the amassed thought and experience of innumerable, was ich nicht weiss macht mich nicht heiss.

VB know, ken, scan, wot, wot aware, be aware of, ween, weet, trow, have, possess, conceive, apprehend, comprehend, take, realize, understand, savvy, appreciate, fathom, make out, recognize, discern, perceive, see, get a sight-of, experience, know full well, have some knowledge of, possess some knowledge of, be au courant, have in one's head, have at one' fingers ends, know by heart, know by rote, be master of, connaitre le dessous des cartes, know what's what, see one's way, discover, come to one's knowledge.


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