- to perceive; become conscious of; know.
Origin of cognize
Related Words for cognizenotice, recognize, appreciate, perceive, experience, see, have, learn, realize, envision, assimilate, fathom, grasp, discern, pinpoint, plumb, comprehend, unravel, penetrate, divine
Examples from the Web for cognize
Historical Examples of cognize
To think an object and to cognize an object are by no means the same thing.
Thus we cognize only the necessity of effects in nature, the causes of which are given us.
Still, you could not cognize in concreto the object of your ideas in any experience.
By attribute, I understand that by which I cognize any mode of existence.A Few Words About the Devil
To know or cognize is, to know the Cause; when we know the Cause, we are satisfied with our cognition.Aristotle
- (tr) to perceive, become aware of, or know
Word Origin and History for cognize
1650s, back-formation from cognizance. Related: Cognized; cognizing.