|1.||[ adjective ] not known|
"an unknown amount" "an unknown island" "an unknown writer" "an unknown source"
|Related terms:||known undiscovered transcendent chartless unbeknown undiagnosed unheard-of unidentified unfamiliar inglorious unacknowledged|
|2.||[ noun ] an unknown and unexplored region|
"they came like angels out the unknown"
|3.||[ adjective ] being or having an unknown or unnamed source|
|Synonyms:||nameless unnamed unidentified|
"a poem by an unknown author" "corporations responsible to nameless owners" "an unnamed donor"
|4.||[ adjective ] not known to exist|
"things obscurely felt surged up from unsuspected depths in her"- Edith Wharton
|5.||[ adjective ] not famous or acclaimed|
"an obscure family" "unsung heroes of the war"
|6.||[ adjective ] not known before|
"used many strange words" "saw many strange faces in the crowd" "don't let anyone unknown into the house"
|7.||[ noun ] anyone who does not belong in the environment in which they are found|
|Related terms:||intruder foreigner|
|8.||[ noun ] (mathematics) a variable whose values are solutions of an equation|