knew Definition

past tense of 'know'.

Using knew: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "knew" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    I knew that he was lying.

  • Example

    She knew the answer to the question.

  • Example

    They knew each other from college.

knew Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms for knew


Summary: knew in Brief

'Knew' [njuː] is the past tense of 'know', meaning to have information or be aware of something. It is often used in simple sentences like 'I knew that he was lying.' and 'She knew the answer to the question.'