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

  • adjective Aware or conscious of something.
  • adjective Done intentionally or with premeditation; deliberate.
  • noun Knowledge or awareness; cognizance.
  • noun Information obtained and passed on; news.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Knowledge; perception.

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

  • adjective aware, knowledgable
  • verb Present participle of wit.
  • noun obsolete Knowledge, awareness.

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

  • adjective aware or knowing
  • adjective intentionally conceived

Etymologies

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Participle adjective of wit.

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Partly from Old Norse vitand, partly from the present participle of wit.

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