from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adv. Law Deliberately or knowingly.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adv. deliberately, knowingly
- n. knowledge of one's own illegal acts; intent
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. Knowingly; willfully.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In law, knowingly; wilfully.
- n. In law, the clause in a complaint or indictment charging that, the defendant has knowledge which renders him responsible or guilty; also, the fact that the defendant has such knowledge.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. (law) deliberately or knowingly
Latin, from sciēns, scient-, present participle of scīre, to know; see science.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin scienter ("knowingly"), from sciō ("know"). (Wiktionary)