knower

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n knower a person who knows or apprehends
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Knower One who knows.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n knower One who knows.
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Quotations

  • Claude M. Bristol
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    “Self knowers always dwell in El Dorado; they drink from the fountain of youth, and at all times owners of all they wish to enjoy.”

Usage

In literature:

It would never do to waste it, for Knower meant business; and this might be the end of the thing.
"Four Years in Rebel Capitals" by T. C. DeLeon
Knower, Benjamin, state treas., i.
"A Political History of the State of New York, Volumes 1-3" by DeAlva Stanwood Alexander
Knowledge was in essence an affirmation or series of affirmations about a real World distinct from the Knower.
"Essays Towards a Theory of Knowledge" by Alexander Philip
As soon as girl and boy are knowers, all becomes a matter of naked calculation.
"Psychology and Social Sanity" by Hugo Münsterberg
Subjectivism signifies the conviction that the knower cannot escape himself.
"The Approach to Philosophy" by Ralph Barton Perry
For aught this argument proves, then, we may continue to believe that one thing can be known by many knowers.
"Essays in Radical Empiricism" by William James
But a doctor, it might be objected, is not a fair parallel to knowledge or a knower.
"Kant's Theory of Knowledge" by Harold Arthur Prichard
Granting the validity of the argument sketched in our last lecture, what has the all-wise knower of truth to do with our salvation?
"The Sources Of Religious Insight" by Josiah Royce
Little by little he dissolves his sense of object and subject, knower and known.
"The Zen Experience" by Thomas Hoover
Sum say Knower had hens with him in the ark and sum say he didn't.
"The Complete Works of Josh Billings" by Henry W. Shaw
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In poetry:

Who know the Knower of all things,
What can they choose but know?
They all behold each other's hearts,
And all their secrets shew;
One act of will and not of will
From all their minds do flow
"Aspiration (excerpt)" by Thomas Traherne
Already a nonchalant breed, silently emerging, appears on the
streets,
People's lips salute only doers, lovers, satisfiers, positive
knowers; There will shortly be no more priests—I say their
work is done,
"As I Sat Alone" by Walt Whitman

In news:

"I'm a big 'you-knower' and I always thought 'whatever' would just be a fad but it has stuck around," he said.
Lill- sie Margit Knower of Bishop passed away unexpectedly on Sept 13, 2012 in Reno, Nev. At Renown Medical Center.
Law-knowers can read the full complaint HERE.
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In science:

Most basic means of sharing knowledge is articulation of knowledge by the knower. Even in absence of any technology, this can be achieved through verbal means and/or gestures. Use of technology to create the record of articulated knowledge, captures the articulated knowledge as information.
A theoretical foundation for building Knowledge-work Support Systems
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