Synonyms for (adjective) known

Synonyms: known

Definition: apprehended with certainty

Usage: a known quantity; the limits of the known world; a musician known throughout the world; a known criminal

Similar words: best-known

Definition: most familiar or renowned

Usage: Stevenson's best-known work is probably `Treasure Island'


Similar words: better-known

Definition: more familiar or renowned than the other of two

Usage: the better-known book of the two


Similar words: renowned, illustrious, celebrated, notable, noted, famed, famous, far-famed

Definition: widely known and esteemed

Usage: a famous actor; a celebrated musician; a famed scientist; an illustrious judge; a notable historian; a renowned painter


Similar words: identified

Definition: having the identity known or established

Usage: the identified bodies were released for burial


Similar words: legendary

Definition: so celebrated as to having taken on the nature of a legend

Usage: the legendary exploits of the arctic trailblazers


Similar words: proverbial

Definition: widely known and spoken of

Usage: her proverbial lateness; the proverbial absentminded professor; your proverbial dizzy blonde


Similar words: well-known

Definition: widely or fully known

Usage: a well-known politician; well-known facts; a politician who is well known; these facts are well known