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unknown

 
Adjective unknown has 5 senses
  1. unknown - not known; "an unknown amount"; "an unknown island"; "an unknown writer"; "an unknown source"
    Antonyms:
    known, best-known, better-known, celebrated, famed, far-famed, famous, illustrious, notable, noted, renowned, identified, legendary, proverbial, well-known
  2. nameless, unidentified, unknown, unnamed - being or having an unknown or unnamed source; "a poem by an unknown author"; "corporations responsible to nameless owners"; "an unnamed donor"
    Antonym: onymous (indirect, via anonymous)
  3. unknown - not known to exist; "things obscurely felt surged up from unsuspected depths in her"- Edith Wharton
    Antonym:
    suspected (indirect, via unsuspected)
  4. obscure, unknown, unsung - not famous or acclaimed; "an obscure family"; "unsung heroes of the war"
    Antonym: glorious (indirect, via inglorious)
  5. strange, unknown - not known before; "used many strange words"; "saw many strange faces in the crowd"; "don't let anyone unknown into the house"
    Antonym: familiar (indirect, via unfamiliar)
Noun unknown has 3 senses
  1. unknown, unknown region, terra incognita - an unknown and unexplored region; "they came like angels out the unknown"
    --1 is a kind of region
  2. stranger, alien, unknown - anyone who does not belong in the environment in which they are found
    --2 is a kind of intruder, interloper, trespasser
    --2 has particulars: foreigner, outsider
  3. unknown, unknown quantity - a variable whose values are solutions of an equation
    --3 is a kind of variable
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