The word "knowledge" is used to talk about things that you learn or know. It’s especially useful when talking about school activity:
- A student goes to school for knowledge.
- A student gains knowledge in school.
- A student possesses a certain amount of knowledge after attending school.
The word "knowledge" is a noun. It refers to the accumulation of information, ideas, and experience necessary for one’s personal development:
- Katie has enough knowledge about business to open up her own store.
- Dave doesn’t have enough knowledge to fix his computer.
- The most important thing a person can posses is knowledge.
- Knowledge is the key to success.
- The students applied their knowledge in figuring out a solution to the problem.
The word "knowledge" is also used when recalling the facts related to a situation:
- Joe has no knowledge of what happened yesterday at work.
- Is there any new knowledge about the accident?
- News reporters provided some knowledge about the man accused of the crime.
The adjective form of "knowledge" is "knowledgeable."
- Tina is very knowledgeable when it comes to real estate.
- Some very knowledgeable people are working on solutions to this problem.
He has a lot of knowledge about computers and the internet.
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This page was first published on December 1, 2012.
It was updated on September 22, 2015.