What is another word for in the know?

Pronunciation: [ɪnðə nˈə͡ʊ] (IPA)

The phrase "in the know" refers to someone who has access to information that is not widely known or available. Some synonyms for this expression include "well-informed," "knowledgeable," "up-to-date," and "aware." Other similar phrases include "informed of the latest," "in on the secret," and "clued-in." These phrases all imply that the person has a level of understanding and awareness that others may not possess. Being "in the know" is often seen as an advantage, as it can provide access to exclusive information or opportunities. However, it also carries the responsibility of keeping confidential information confidential.

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What are the hypernyms for In the know?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the opposite words for in the know?

Antonyms for the phrase "in the know" include phrases like "out of the loop," "uninformed," "clueless," and "ignorant." Being "in the know" implies that someone has access to information and is privy to insider knowledge or secrets. Conversely, the opposite of "in the know" means someone is unaware, uninformed, or uninvolved. Using antonyms can help make language more descriptive and nuanced. If someone is described as "in the know," it can add depth to their character or status, and using antonyms can help create a contrast between characters, creating tension or conflict in a story.

Famous quotes with In the know

  • I think the things I wanted answered have been answered by people in the know that we can't talk about, so I'm perfectly happy with how Chewie came to be where he is and what is going on in Episode III.
    Peter Mayhew
  • You know, when you don't go on TV and talk about how many women you sleep with, some people in Hollywood, that are supposedly 'in the know,' start whispering that you're gay. If I were gay, I wouldn't be ashamed to admit it, but I'm not.
    Adam Sandler
  • New Jersey is one of the best kept secrets in the United States. So, I say let the uninformed keep mocking it, those of us in the know are laughing right back at the ones making fun of it!
    David Standish
  • There is one thing, and only one, in the whole universe which we know more about than we could learn from external observation. That one thing is Man. We do not merely observe men, we are men. In this case we have, so to speak, inside information; we are in the know.
    C. S. Lewis

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