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Dictionary Definition

ken

Noun

1 range of what one can know or understand; "beyond my ken" [syn: cognizance]
2 the range of vision; "out of sight of land" [syn: sight] [also: kent, kenning, kenned]

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English

Pronunciation

Proper noun

  1. A given name, a diminutive of Kenneth.

Danish

Proper noun

  1. A given name of English origin.

Norwegian

Proper noun

  1. A given name of English origin.

Extensive Definition

Ken may refer to:

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

absorb, acquaintance, appreciate, apprehend, assimilate, be acquainted with, be apprised of, be aware of, be cognizant of, be conscious of, be conversant with, be informed, be with one, behold, catch, catch on, catch sight of, clap eyes on, clear sight, cognize, color vision, command, comprehend, comprehension, conceive, conceptualize, cone vision, corpus, data, datum, day vision, daylight vision, descry, dig, digest, discern, discernment, discover, distinguish, domination, espy, experience, expertise, eye, eye-mindedness, eyereach, eyeshot, eyesight, facts, factual base, familiarity, farsight, farsightedness, fathom, field of view, field of vision, follow, get, get hold of, get the drift, get the idea, get the picture, glimpse, grasp, have, have in sight, have information about, have it taped, have knowledge of, horizon, information, intelligence, intimacy, keen sight, know, know-how, knowing, knowledge, lay eyes on, learn, limit of vision, line of sight, look on, look upon, make out, master, naked eye, night vision, notice, observe, outlook, outlook over, perceive, perception, peripheral field, peripheral vision, perspective, perspicacity, perspicuity, photopia, pick out, possess, power of sight, practical knowledge, prehend, private knowledge, privity, prospect, purview, quick sight, range, ratio cognoscendi, reach, read, realize, recognize, rod vision, savvy, scan, scope, scope of vision, scotopia, see, seeing, seize, seize the meaning, self-knowledge, sense, sense of sight, sight, sightedness, sightliness, spot, spy, survey, sweep, take, take in, technic, technics, technique, twig, twilight vision, understand, understanding, unobstructed vision, view, vision, vista, visual acuity, visual field, visual sense, witness, wot, wot of
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