known Definition

  • 1past participle of know
  • 2recognized, familiar, or within the scope of knowledge

Using known: Examples

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

  • Example

    He is a known expert in his field.

  • Example

    The thief's identity is not yet known.

  • Example

    The company is known for its high-quality products.

known Synonyms and Antonyms

Phrases with known

  • well-known

    famous or widely recognized


    The well-known actor made an appearance at the charity event.

  • something or someone that is familiar and predictable


    The experienced player was a known quantity to the coach.

  • famous or recognized for a particular quality or characteristic


    The city is known for its beautiful beaches and vibrant nightlife.


Summary: known in Brief

'Known' [noสŠn] is the past participle of 'know', meaning recognized, familiar, or within the scope of knowledge. It is often used to describe people or things that are established or acknowledged, such as 'He is a known expert in his field.' 'Known' can also be combined with other words to form phrases like 'well-known' and 'known for'.