Knowingly
Knowingly Know"ing*ly, adv. 1. With knowledge; in a knowing manner; intelligently; consciously; deliberately; as, he would not knowingly offend. --Strype. [1913 Webster]

2. By experience. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • knowingly — I adverb advisedly, deliberately, designedly, intentionally, learnedly, pointedly, purposefully, with knowledge, wittingly associated concepts: knowingly and willfully, knowingly permit, knowingly suffer II index purposely Burton s Legal… …   Law dictionary

  • knowingly — (adv.) late 14c., from KNOWING (Cf. knowing) + LY (Cf. ly) (2) …   Etymology dictionary

  • knowingly — With knowledge; consciously; intelligently; willfully; intentionally. An individual acts knowingly when he acts with awareness of the nature of his conduct. State v. Kroll, Mo.App., 682 S.W.2d 78, 81. Act is done knowingly or purposely if it is… …   Black's law dictionary

  • knowingly — With knowledge; consciously; intelligently; willfully; intentionally. An individual acts knowingly when he acts with awareness of the nature of his conduct. State v. Kroll, Mo.App., 682 S.W.2d 78, 81. Act is done knowingly or purposely if it is… …   Black's law dictionary

  • knowingly — know|ing|ly [ nouıŋli ] adverb 1. ) in a way that shows you know or understand something: Jan looked at me knowingly. 2. ) if you do something knowingly, you do it deliberately even though you know what you are doing is wrong or illegal: Had her… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • knowingly — UK [ˈnəʊɪŋlɪ] / US [ˈnoʊɪŋlɪ] adverb 1) if you do something knowingly, you do it deliberately even though you know that what you are doing is wrong or illegal Had her grandmother knowingly taken the money? 2) in a way that shows you know or… …   English dictionary

  • knowingly — adv. Knowingly is used with these adjectives: ↑false Knowingly is used with these verbs: ↑grin, ↑nod, ↑permit, ↑wink …   Collocations dictionary

  • knowingly — know|ing|ly [ˈnəuıŋli US ˈnou ] adv 1.) in a way that shows you know about something secret or embarrassing ▪ She smiled knowingly at us. 2.) deliberately ▪ He would never knowingly upset people …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • knowingly — [[t]no͟ʊɪŋli[/t]] ADV: ADV before v If you knowingly do something wrong, you do it even though you know it is wrong. He repeated that he had never knowingly taken illegal drugs …   English dictionary

  • knowingly — adverb 1 in a way that shows you know about something secret or embarrassing: She smiled knowingly at us. 2 deliberately: He would never knowingly upset people …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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