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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Aware or conscious of something.
  • adj. Done intentionally or with premeditation; deliberate.
  • v. Present participle of wit2.
  • n. Chiefly British Knowledge or awareness; cognizance.
  • n. Chiefly British Information obtained and passed on; news.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Knowledge, awareness.
  • adj. aware, knowledgable
  • v. Present participle of wit.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Knowledge; perception.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. aware or knowing
  • adj. intentionally conceived


Partly from Old Norse vitand, partly from the present participle of wit. (Wiktionary)
Participle adjective of wit. (Wiktionary)



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