verb (used with object), kenned or kent, ken·ning.
- to know, have knowledge of or about, or be acquainted with (a person or thing).
- to understand or perceive (an idea or situation).
- to declare, acknowledge, or confess (something).
- to teach, direct, or guide (someone).
verb (used without object), kenned or kent, ken·ning.
- to have knowledge of something.
- to understand.
Origin of ken
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH kenken kin
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Example sentences from the Web for ken
Brooklyn district attorney Ken Thompson explained his decision to impanel a grand jury in a statement released Friday.
You have mentioned in interview that Dale Eaglesham and Ken Lashley are joining you on the new Secret Six.
So the plan is for Ken to draw an arc with Dale doing covers, and then Dale does an arc with Ken doing covers.
In 1978, for instance, Hockney was introduced to a new printing method by the famed printer Ken Tyler.
Ken Russell, the now sadly deceased British film director, told me he considered Jarman a visionary.
Say, Joe,” he said, “mebbe this guy ken put us wise to things.The Twins of Suffering Creek|Ridgwell Cullum
But, Davey, if in the future anything should disclose the truth, might Ken not resent?The Shield of Silence|Harriet T. Comstock
All the same Ken was not blind to Weir's handsome appearance.The Young Pitcher|Zane Grey
Trouble I knew she must have suffered on Ken's Island; but this was a story beyond all imagination.The House Under the Sea|Sir Max Pemberton
Can there be question that to it Ken is indebted for some of the thoughts and expressions in two of his own hymns?