- (given name, male, , ), a diminutive of Kenneth.
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verb (kens, kenning, kenned or kent, kenned or kent)
- knowledge, Knowledge or perception.
- (nautical) Range of sight.
Etymology: Northern dialect and (Sco.) from cennan "make known, declare, acknowledge," originally "make to know," causative of cunnan "to become acquainted with, to know". The noun meaning "range of sight" is a nautical abbreviation of present participle kenning.
- (transitive) To know, perceive or understand.
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