aware aware  /ə ˈwɛr/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) (sometimes followed by `of') having or showing knowledge or understanding or realization or perception
  2. (adj) bearing in mind; attentive to

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Pummeled by his Titanic fame, the painfully self-aware teen heartthrob Leo DiCaprio works hardest at not giving away too much of himself off-screen.
  2. But people do need to be aware of how it is created and edited so they can treat it with the appropriate caution.
  3. I grow aware of this as I follow Yvon Chouinard along the rocks down an offshoot of the Snake River, in Wyoming's Jackson Hole, in the Grand Tetons.

News

  1. Vickers ready for unique road racing double

    As the only driver pulling double duty across half the country this weekend, Brian Vickers is well aware of the special challenges ahead. Still, he's more aware of some challenges than others. 
    on June 18, 2013     Source: NASCAR.com via Yahoo! Sports

  2. Raytheon showcases AWARE technology

    PARIS, June 17 (UPI) -- Raytheon is spotlighting helmet, cockpit and vehicle-mounted digital smart displays for situational awareness and networking at this week's Paris Air Show.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: UPI

  3. Raytheon AWARE situational awareness systems at Paris Air Show

    PARIS, June 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon is featuring its AWARE line of advanced situational awareness products at the International Paris Air Show. The Advanced Warfighter Awareness for Real-time ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "The people are becoming more and more aware that we were hoodwinked, that the leaders of this country misrepresented or exaggerated the necessity for invading Iraq," he said.
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Robert Byrd Source: Hurriyet Daily News

  2. In his statement, Woods said he was "deeply aware of the disappointment and hurt that my infidelity has caused to so many people, most of all my wife and children."
    on Dec 11, 2009 By: Tiger Wood Source: Los Angeles Times

  3. "I'm very aware of my present political standing here at home in Connecticut," said Mr. Dodd, 65. "But it is equally clear that any certain prediction about an election victory or defeat nearly a year from now would be absurd."
    on Jan 6, 2010 By: Chris Dodd Source: National Post

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