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To know something or someone

know

verb

to have learned or found out about something

realize

verb

to know and understand something

have heard of

to know about the existence of someone or something

be reliably informed/assured

to be told something by someone who is likely to be telling the truth

know of

to know that someone or something exists and who, what, or where they are

recognize

verb

to know who the person is or what the thing is that you are seeing, hearing etc because you have seen, heard etc them before

possess

verb

to have knowledge about something

be alive to something

to know that something is happening and realize how important it is

sense

verb

to know about something through a natural ability or feeling, without being told

know full/perfectly well

to know something while pretending not to

kabaddi

a game in which two teams of seven players take turns to chase and try to touch players on the opposing team

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