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Knowing and knowing about something - synonyms or related words

knowing

adjective

a knowing expression or action shows that you know about something

knowledgeable

adjective

knowing a lot about many different subjects or about one particular subject

informed

adjective

having a lot of knowledge or information about something

clued up

adjective

informal

knowing about a particular subject

conversant

adjective

formal

if you are conversant with something, you know about it and understand it

au fait

adjective

informed of the most recent facts or information about something

omniscient

adjective

formal

knowing everything

acquainted

adjective

formal

if you are acquainted with something, you know about it

familiar with something

if you are familiar with something, you know about it because you have learnt about it or experienced it before

awake to something

knowing about a situation and ready to deal with it

rat tail

a type of hairstyle which has a long, thin strip of hair growing down the back of the neck

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speak human

(of a politician) to be able to communicate and connect with ordinary people

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