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Knowledge vs. Opinion

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Knowledgenoun

The fact of knowing about something; general understanding or familiarity with a subject, place, situation etc.

‘His knowledge of Iceland was limited to what he'd seen on the Travel Channel.’;

Opinionnoun

A subjective belief, judgment or perspective that a person has formed about a topic, issue, person or thing.

‘I would like to know your opinions on the new filing system.’; ‘In my opinion, white chocolate is better than milk chocolate.’; ‘Every man is a fool in some man's opinion.’;

Knowledgenoun

Awareness of a particular fact or situation; a state of having been informed or made aware of something.

Opinionnoun

The judgment or sentiment which the mind forms of persons or things; estimation.

Knowledgenoun

Intellectual understanding; the state of appreciating truth or information.

‘Knowledge consists in recognizing the difference between good and bad decisions.’;

Opinionnoun

(obsolete) Favorable estimation; hence, consideration; reputation; fame; public sentiment or esteem.

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Knowledgenoun

Familiarity or understanding of a particular skill, branch of learning etc.

‘Does your friend have any knowledge of hieroglyphs, perchance?’; ‘A secretary should have a good knowledge of shorthand.’;

Opinionnoun

(obsolete) Obstinacy in holding to one's belief or impression; opiniativeness; conceitedness.

Knowledgenoun

(philosophical) Justified true belief

Opinionnoun

The formal decision, or expression of views, of a judge, an umpire, a doctor, or other party officially called upon to consider and decide upon a matter or point submitted.

Knowledgenoun

Sexual intimacy or intercourse (now usually in phrase carnal knowledge).

Opinionnoun

(European Union law) a judicial opinion delivered by an Advocate General to the European Court of Justice where he or she proposes a legal solution to the cases for which the court is responsible

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Knowledgenoun

(obsolete) Information or intelligence about something; notice.

Opinionverb

To have or express as an opinion.

Knowledgenoun

The total of what is known; all information and products of learning.

‘His library contained the accumulated knowledge of the Greeks and Romans.’;

Opinionnoun

That which is opined; a notion or conviction founded on probable evidence; belief stronger than impression, less strong than positive knowledge; settled judgment in regard to any point of knowledge or action.

‘Opinion is when the assent of the understanding is so far gained by evidence of probability, that it rather inclines to one persuasion than to another, yet not without a mixture of incertainty or doubting.’; ‘I can not put off my opinion so easily.’;

Knowledgenoun

(countable) Something that can be known; a branch of learning; a piece of information; a science.

Opinionnoun

The judgment or sentiment which the mind forms of persons or things; estimation.

‘I have bought golden opinions from all sorts of people.’; ‘Friendship . . . gives a man a peculiar right and claim to the good opinion of his friend.’; ‘However, I have no opinion of those things.’;

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Knowledgenoun

(obsolete) Acknowledgement.

Opinionnoun

Favorable estimation; hence, consideration; reputation; fame; public sentiment or esteem.

‘Thou hast redeemed thy lost opinion.’; ‘This gained Agricola much opinion, who . . . had made such early progress into laborious . . . enterprises.’;

Knowledgenoun

(obsolete) Notice, awareness.

Opinionnoun

Obstinacy in holding to one's belief or impression; opiniativeness; conceitedness.

Knowledgenoun

The deep familiarity with certain routes and places of interest required by taxicab drivers working in London, England.

Opinionnoun

The formal decision, or expression of views, of a judge, an umpire, a counselor, or other party officially called upon to consider and decide upon a matter or point submitted.

Knowledgeverb

(obsolete) To confess as true; to acknowledge.

Opinionverb

To opine.

Knowledgenoun

The act or state of knowing; clear perception of fact, truth, or duty; certain apprehension; familiar cognizance; cognition.

‘Knowledge, which is the highest degree of the speculative faculties, consists in the perception of the truth of affirmative or negative propositions.’;

Opinionnoun

a personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty;

‘my opinion differs from yours’; ‘what are your thoughts on Haiti?’;

Knowledgenoun

That which is or may be known; the object of an act of knowing; a cognition; - chiefly used in the plural.

‘There is a great difference in the delivery of the mathematics, which are the most abstracted of knowledges.’; ‘Knowledges is a term in frequent use by Bacon, and, though now obsolete, should be revived, as without it we are compelled to borrow "cognitions" to express its import.’; ‘To use a word of Bacon's, now unfortunately obsolete, we must determine the relative value of knowledges.’;

Opinionnoun

a belief or sentiment shared by most people; the voice of the people;

‘he asked for a poll of public opinion’;

Knowledgenoun

That which is gained and preserved by knowing; instruction; acquaintance; enlightenment; learning; scholarship; erudition.

‘Knowledge puffeth up, but charity edifieth.’; ‘Ignorance is the curse of God;Knowledge, the wing wherewith we fly to heaven.’;

Opinionnoun

a message expressing a belief about something; the expression of a belief that is held with confidence but not substantiated by positive knowledge or proof;

‘his opinions appeared frequently on the editorial page’;

Knowledgenoun

That familiarity which is gained by actual experience; practical skill; as, a knowledge of life.

‘Shipmen that had knowledge of the sea.’;

Opinionnoun

the legal document stating the reasons for a judicial decision;

‘opinions are usually written by a single judge’;

Knowledgenoun

Scope of information; cognizance; notice; as, it has not come to my knowledge.

‘Why have I found grace in thine eyes, that thou shouldst take knowledge of me?’;

Opinionnoun

the reason for a court's judgment (as opposed to the decision itself)

Knowledgenoun

Sexual intercourse; - usually preceded by carnal; same as carnal knowledge.

Opinionnoun

a vague idea in which some confidence is placed;

‘his impression of her was favorable’; ‘what are your feelings about the crisis?’; ‘it strengthened my belief in his sincerity’; ‘I had a feeling that she was lying’;

Knowledgeverb

To acknowledge.

Opinion

An opinion is a judgement, viewpoint, or statement that is not conclusive, rather than facts, which are true statements.

Knowledgenoun

the psychological result of perception and learning and reasoning

Knowledgenoun

facts, information, and skills acquired through experience or education; the theoretical or practical understanding of a subject

‘a thirst for knowledge’; ‘her considerable knowledge of antiques’;

Knowledgenoun

the sum of what is known

‘the transmission of knowledge’;

Knowledgenoun

information held on a computer system.

Knowledgenoun

true, justified belief; certain understanding, as opposed to opinion.

Knowledgenoun

awareness or familiarity gained by experience of a fact or situation

‘the programme had been developed without his knowledge’; ‘he denied all knowledge of the incidents’;

Knowledgenoun

sexual intercourse.

Knowledge

Knowledge is a familiarity, awareness, or understanding of someone or something, such as facts (descriptive knowledge), skills (procedural knowledge), or objects (acquaintance knowledge). By most accounts, knowledge can be acquired in many different ways and from many sources, including but not limited to perception, reason, memory, testimony, scientific inquiry, education, and practice.

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