Definition Know

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Definition

to know: to be familiar with, to possess knowledge of, to understand
verb
I don't know him. I have not met him, I am not familiar with him.
I know how to swim. I can swim.

This is an irregular verb:
I know / I knew / I have known

known: recognized, familiar, famous, renowned
adjective
well-known widely-recognized, familiar, renowned

(What do you) know about (skiing)?: (What) can you tell me about (skiing)?
idiom
Pronunciation examples
UK: The verb "to know" is irregular: know/knew/known.
US: I know you love to conjugate verbs.

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