One entry found for knowledge.
Main Entry: knowl·edge
Function: noun 1: understanding or skill gained by experience <a knowledge of carpentry> 2 a: the state of being aware of something or of having information b: the range of one's information or understanding <answered to the best of my knowledge> 3: something learned and kept in the mind : LEARNING <has a vast knowledge of history> synonymsKNOWLEDGE, LEARNING, SCHOLARSHIP mean what is known or can be known by a person or by human beings in general. KNOWLEDGE applies to facts or ideas acquired by study, observation, or experience <gained a knowledge of horses in growing up on a ranch>. LEARNING applies to knowledge gained usually through formal schooling especially at an advanced level <a college professor of great learning>. SCHOLARSHIP suggests the learning of an advanced scholar in a specialized field of study <a history book that shows much scholarship on the part of the author>.