Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Possessing, displaying, or based on reliable information.
  • adjective Knowledgeable; educated.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Formed; animated; actuated.
  • Unformed; formless; shapeless.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective obsolete Unformed or ill-formed; deformed; shapeless.
  • adjective See under Unformed.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of inform.
  • adjective Instructed, having knowledge of a fact or area of education.
  • adjective Based on knowledge; founded on due understanding of a situation.
  • adjective obsolete Created, given form.
  • adjective obsolete unformed or ill-formed; deformed; shapeless

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective having much knowledge or education

Etymologies

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inform +‎ -ed

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

in- +‎ formed

Examples

  • Doesn't informed consent imply that the patient was actually * informed* of all the relevant, reasonable, and legal treatment options before they gave their * consent* to receive, or not receive, a particular treatment?

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  • Doesn't informed consent imply that the patient was actually * informed* of all the relevant, reasonable, and legal treatment options before they gave their * consent* to receive, or not receive, a particular treatment?

    Planet Atheism

  • If they aren't fully informed of their options, then it isn't * informed* consent.

    ScienceBlogs Channel : Life Science

  • If they aren't fully informed of their options, then it isn't * informed* consent.

    Planet Atheism

  • I once found a fantastic designer dress, which the label informed me was...

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  • I once found a fantastic designer dress, which the label informed me was...

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  • And this is Kasia, which I'm reliably informed is Polish for `Kitty.'

    April 18th, 2007

  • Esotype Records helped Clairmont put out an EP titled "The Dweller," but as the band set forth plans for recording its second album, the label informed the members that they were going to have to postpone the recording of the album for an indefinite length of time.

    The Battalion

  • Esotype Records helped Clairmont put out an EP titled "The Dweller," but as the band set forth plans for recording its second album, the label informed the members that they were going to have to postpone the recording of the album for an indefinite length of time.

    The Battalion

  • The semiofficial Mehr News Agency, quoting what it called informed sources, said it was "more than likely that the president will announce that the Fordo enrichment facility has become fully operational."

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