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aware Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. adjective (sometimes followed by `of') having or showing knowledge or understanding or realization or perception
    cognisant; cognizant.
    • was aware of his opponent's hostility
    • became aware of her surroundings
    • aware that he had exceeded the speed limit
  2. adjective bearing in mind; attentive to
    mindful.
    • ever mindful of her health
    • mindful of his responsibilities
    • mindful of these criticisms, I shall attempt to justify my action
WordNet

A*ware" adjective
Etymology
OE. iwar, AS. gewær, fr. wær wary. The pref. ge- orig. meant together, completely. . See Wary.
Definitions
  1. Watchful; vigilant or on one's guard against danger or difficulty.
  2. Apprised; informed; cognizant; conscious; as, he was aware of the enemy's designs.
    Aware of nothing arduous in a task They never undertook. Cowper.

Webster 1913


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