An example of knowledge is learning the alphabet.
An example of knowledge is having the ability to find a location.
An example of knowledge is remembering details about an event.
Humans naturally aspire to knowledge.
Has great knowledge of these parts; has only limited knowledge of chemistry.
Does your friend have any knowledge of hieroglyphs, perchance?
- Acquaintance or familiarity (with a fact, place, etc.)
His knowledge of Iceland was limited to what he'd seen on the Travel Channel.
The extraordinary knowledge housed in the library.
Knowledge consists in recognizing the difference between good and bad decisions.
- as far as one knows; within the range of one's information
Idioms and Phrasal Verbs
Origin of knowledge
- Middle English knoulech knouen to know know -leche n. suff
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- The noun originally provided a counterpart to the now-obsolete verb to knowledge (see below), but was very early adapted to be the noun equivalent of know.