Definition for kent (2 of 2)
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
Can be confusedken kin
Examples from the Web for kent
Kent herself has said the movie is about parenting, the unsayable extremes of what mothers can feel.
But Kent will not let us off the familiar horror hook so easily.
Following her upbringing at Chartwell, the Churchill family home in Kent, Mary Soames, according to Emma Soames, had “a good war.”Churchill’s Secret Treasures for Sale: A British PM’s Life on the Auction Block|Tom Teodorczuk|December 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Comments like these are precisely the reason Kent finds, and I suspect we all find, storytelling to be invaluable.
“It's the ultimate reward that's really long-lasting,” Kent says.
Green woods and green shades about here are more like Cobham, in Kent, than anything we dream of at the foot of Alpine passes.A Week's Tramp in Dickens-Land|William R. Hughes
Kent showed her where it was, and waited for her in the parlour.Cynthia|Leonard Merrick
There the Court Martial met on board of a frigate named the Kent.The History of England from the Accession of James II.|Thomas Babington Macaulay
Her silken ensign and jack, presented by the ladies of Kent, were torn to ribbons.World's War Events, Vol. I|Various
Bloods all very well, Mr. Kent, but what I say is, give me manners.The Merry-go-round|W. Somerset Maugham