from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Fully informed; conscious. See Synonyms at aware.
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- adj. Aware; fully informed; having understanding
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having cognizance or knowledge. (of).
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having cognizance or knowledge: with of.
- In law, competent to take legal or judicial notice, as of a cause or a crime.
- Also spelled cognisant.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. (sometimes followed by `of') having or showing knowledge or understanding or realization or perception
From cognizance.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin, perhaps via Old French conoissant, present participle of conoistre (Wiktionary)