Ken Definition

kĕn
kenned, kenning, kens
noun
kens
Range of vision.
Webster's New World
Mental perception; range of knowledge.
That is beyond my ken.
Webster's New World
View; sight.
American Heritage
Ken is defined as the range of what you know.
An example of ken is your knowledge of things from cooking to baseball statistics.
YourDictionary
verb
kenned, kenning, kens
To know.
Webster's New World
To know (of or about)
Webster's New World
To see; look at; descry.
Webster's New World
To recognize.
Webster's New World
To have knowledge or an understanding.
American Heritage
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abbreviation
Kentucky.
American Heritage
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The ISO 3166-1 three-letter (alpha-3) code for Kenya.

Wiktionary
pronoun

A diminutive of the male given name Kenneth.

Wiktionary

Other Word Forms of Ken

Noun

Singular:
ken
Plural:
kens

Origin of Ken

  • From Middle English kennen (influenced by Old Norse kenna to know) from Old English cennan to declare gnō- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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