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known

(Established) adjective appreciated, catch on, celebrated, comprehended, conceive, disclosed, discovered, established, familiar, famous, known, noted, notorious, popular, prominent, prominently known, recognized, revered, well-known, well-received
Associated concepts: earliest known uses, little known laws, nationally known

known

(Obvious), adjective accepted, admitted, advertised, aired, clear, come to light, confessed, declared, disclosed, discovered, established, evident, exposed, familiar, identified, manifest, obvious, patently known, proclaimed, publicized, published, recognized, revealed, unconcealed, undisguised, unmasked, well-known
See also: apparent, cognizable, famous, illustrious, ordinary, outstanding, perceptible, prominent, proverbial, renowned, reputable, trite, unmistakable, usual
References in classic literature ?
Not even by the dearest one ever to be known to you?
Your probity," replied the stranger, "is so well known to the prefect that he wishes as a magistrate to ascertain from you some particulars connected with the public safety, to ascertain which I am deputed to see you.
And it will be known--it shall be made known, that both you and the Poysers stayed at my entreaty.
But I have not known him long; and he is not a man, I think, to be known intimately soon.
Philip had known the passage perfectly the day before, but now he could remember nothing.
Replying to them, he made known to the inquirer that he certainly had been long absent from Russia, more than four years; that he had been sent abroad for his health; that he had suffered from some strange nervous malady--a kind of epilepsy, with convulsive spasms.
Three days later, having with craft ill-concealed his hiding-place, Negore was dragged forth like a rat and brought before Ivan - "Ivan the Terrible" he was known by the men who marched at his back.
From the questions put by him, from the explanation which he gives me, it is clear to me that--in spite of all our senses--he is persuaded the man disappeared by some secret passage in the chateau known to him alone.
The quixotic thing is the first that it occurs to you to do, because you're like that, because you're the straightest, whitest man I've ever known or shall know.
I told him I did not, and that as to what relations I had in the place, he might be sure I would make myself known to none of them while I was in the circumstances of a prisoner, and that as to the rest, we left ourselves entirely to him to assist us, as he was pleased to promise us he would do.
Father, if you had known, when we were last together here, what even I feared while I strove against it - as it has been my task from infancy to strive against every natural prompting that has arisen in my heart; if you had known that there lingered in my breast, sensibilities, affections, weaknesses capable of being cherished into strength, defying all the calculations ever made by man, and no more known to his arithmetic than his Creator is, - would you have given me to the husband whom I am now sure that I hate?
On account of Mr Gowan's painting Papa's picture (which I am not quite convinced I should have known from the likeness if I had not seen him doing it), I have had more opportunities of being with her since then than I might have had without this fortunate chance.