Aknow
Aknow Ak*now" Earlier form of {Acknow}. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

{To be aknow}, to acknowledge; to confess. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]


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  • aknow — earlier and better form of acknow v …   Useful english dictionary

  • To be aknow — Aknow Ak*now Earlier form of {Acknow}. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] {To be aknow}, to acknowledge; to confess. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • acknowledge — (v.) 1550s, a blend of Middle English aknow (from O.E. oncnawan understand, from on + cnawan recognize; see KNOW (Cf. know)) and Middle English knowlechen admit, acknowledge (c.1200; see KNOWLEDGE (Cf. knowledge)). In the merger, a parasitic c… …   Etymology dictionary

  • a- — 1. prefix not, without (amoral; agnostic; apetalous). Etymology: Gk a , or L f. Gk, or F f. L f. Gk 2. prefix implying motion onward or away, adding intensity to verbs of motion (arise; awake). Etymology: OE a , orig. ar 3. prefix to, at, or into …   Useful english dictionary

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