Definitions for: Unknown


[n] a variable whose values are solutions of an equation
[n] an unknown and unexplored region; "they came like angels out the unknown"
[n] anyone who does not belong in the environment in which they are found
[adj] being or having an unknown or unnamed source; "a poem by an unknown author"; "corporations responsible to nameless owners"; "an unnamed donor"
[adj] not known before; "used many strange words"; "saw many strange faces in the crowd"; "don't let anyone unknown into the house"
[adj] not famous or acclaimed; "an obscure family"; "unsung heroes of the war"
[adj] not known; "an unknown amount"; "an unknown island"; "an unknown writer"; "an unknown source"
[adj] not known to exist; "things obscurely felt surged up from unsuspected depths in her"- Edith Wharton



Webster (1913) Definition: Un*known", a.
Not known; not apprehended. -- Un*known"ness, n. [R.]
--Camden.

Synonyms: alien, anonymous, chartless, dishonorable, inglorious, nameless, obscure, strange, stranger, terra incognita, transcendent, unbeknown(p), unbeknownst(p), uncharted, undiagnosed, undiscovered, unexplored, unfamiliar, unheard-of, unidentified, unknowable, unknown quantity, unknown region, unmapped, unnamed, unsung, unsuspected

Antonyms: known

See Also: foreigner, interloper, intruder, outsider, region, trespasser, unacknowledged, variable

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