having knowledge; conscious; cognizant: aware of danger.
informed; alert; knowledgeable; sophisticated: She is one of the most politically aware young women around.
- a·ware·ness, noun
- hy·per·a·ware, adjective
- self-a·ware, adjective
- well-a·ware, adjective
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How to use aware in a sentence
“We are well aware of the regulatory environment, and we will ensure no one’s data is used for research in an unconsented way,” he said.What’s your biological age? A new app promises to reveal it—and help you slow the aging process | Jeremy Kahn | September 17, 2020 | Fortune
Seventy-four percent of those who were aware of the theory said it was “bad for the country,” and 20 percent said it was good for the country.Trump contradicts CDC director on vaccine; Biden says Americans shouldn’t trust Trump | Colby Itkowitz, Felicia Sonmez, John Wagner | September 16, 2020 | Washington Post
Phone gestures and buttonsYou’re most likely aware of the key gestures required to get around your phone, but it’s worth double-checking.Get around your phone more quickly than you already are | David Nield | September 16, 2020 | Popular-Science
It made me more aware of the system we were living in, and that there could be unexpected events.Malala Yousafzai tells the business community: Education is the best way to guard against future crises | Michal Lev-Ram, writer | September 15, 2020 | Fortune
Google is aware of the issue and hopefully will fix it soon.More Google Search bugs: Top stories indexing snag, coverage report delays | Barry Schwartz | September 14, 2020 | Search Engine Land
They are becoming more aware of what eating disorders are and what they look like.How Skinny Is Too Skinny? Israel Bans ‘Underweight’ Models | Carrie Arnold | January 8, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
But what he did was reasonably brave and freighted with all the symbolism of which he was well aware.Steve Scalise and the Right’s Ridiculous Racial Blame Game | Michael Tomasky | January 2, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
“As far as we were aware, and as far as the surgeon was aware, the surgery was a go,” Shaheen sighs.The Insurance Company Promised a Gender Reassignment. Then They Made a Mistake. | James Joiner | December 29, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Hildebrand was keenly aware of the grievous failures of Christians under Nazism.
Liu was also well aware of the risks that came with the shield.
Suddenly, however, he became aware of a small black spot far ahead in the very middle of the unencumbered track.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol | William J. Locke
He was aware that his act by this time, had helped nobody, had made no one happy or satisfied—not even himself.The Homesteader | Oscar Micheaux
He was aware of his own helplessness; he felt almost like a boy scolding his own wise, affectionate mother.
He was aware—by her silence chiefly—of the new distance between them, a distance the mention of Tony had emphasised.
Only at moments was he aware of this—a kind of higher Self, detached from shifting moods, looked on calmly and took note.
British Dictionary definitions for aware
(postpositive foll by of) having knowledge; cognizant: aware of his error
informed of current developments: politically aware
- awareness, noun
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