ken ken  /ˈkɛn/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) range of what one can know or understand
  2. (n) the range of vision

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Some words used in this children's book are really beyond the ken of the children.
  2. What appeared to be very easy turned out to be very abstruse and beyond the ken of even the very learned audience.
  3. The puzzle was very tricky and Susan, the favorite in the competition, despaired that it was not within her ken.

News

  1. Ken Cuccinelli's Office Presses Treasury to Release Funds

    Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli's office is pressing the federal Treasury Department to go ahead and release Virginia's $115 million share of a national Medicaid fraud settlement.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: NBC 29 Charlottesville

  2. Ken Levine is writing Logan's Run remake for Warner Bros.

    BioShock creator and Irrational Games boss Ken Levine is making a return foray into films by taking on the screenplay for the Warner Bros. remake of Logan's Run . According to Deadline , the move is very much a unique and temporary one for Levine, who will continue on Irrational Games, but Logan's Run has long been a "passion project" for him. Levine first pursued a career as a film screenwriter ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Joystiq

  3. "Ken Price: Slow and Steady Wins the Race, Works on Paper, 1962-2010" opens at the Drawing Center

    Ken Price, Specimen, 1964. Graphite and colored pencil with adhesive tape on cream wove paper tipped to two-ply mat board, 7 ½ x 9 ¼ inches (19.1 x 23.5 cm).
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Art Daily

Quotes

  • "When Ken Salazar became my secretary of the interior, one of his very first acts was to clean up the worst of the corruption at this agency," Mr. Obama said, referring to Mr. Salazar's oversight of the Minerals Management Service, the agency...
    on Jun 19, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: New York Times

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