informed


informed
in|formed [ınˈfo:md US -o:r-] adj
1.) having a lot of knowledge or information about a particular subject or situation
Informed sources said it was likely that the President would make a televised statement.
well-informed/ill-informed
I became reasonably well-informed about the subject.
2.) informed decision/choice/judgement etc
a decision etc that is based on knowledge of a subject or situation
Good information is essential if people are to make informed choices about services.
3.) keep sb informed
to give someone the latest news and details about a situation
Please keep me fully informed of any developments.

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • informed — in·formed adj: based on or made with essential information an informed judgment Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. informed …   Law dictionary

  • Informed — In*formed (?n f?rmd ), a. Unformed or ill formed; deformed; shapeless. [Obs.] Spenser. [1913 Webster] {Informed stars}. See under {Unformed}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • informed — informed; un·informed; …   English syllables

  • informed — [adj] cognizant, conversant abreast, acquainted, apprized, au courant*, au fait*, briefed, enlightened, erudite, expert, familiar, in the know*, into*, knowledgeable, know the score*, know what’s what*, learned, on top of*, posted*, primed*,… …   New thesaurus

  • informed — ► ADJECTIVE 1) having or showing knowledge. 2) (of a judgement) based on a sound understanding of the facts …   English terms dictionary

  • informed — [in fôrmd′] adj. having or based on much information, knowledge, or education …   English World dictionary

  • informed — adj. VERBS ▪ be ▪ keep, stay ▪ keep sb ADVERB ▪ closely, well …   Collocations dictionary

  • informed — [[t]ɪnfɔ͟ː(r)md[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED Someone who is informed knows about a subject or what is happening in the world. → See also well informed Informed people know the company is shaky. ...the importance of keeping the public properly informed. 2)… …   English dictionary

  • informed — adjective 1 having a lot of knowledge or information about a particular subject or situation: Informed sources have denied that the President was involved at all. 2 well informed/ill informed/badly informed knowing a lot or not knowing much about …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • informed — adjective Date: 15th century 1. a. having information < informed sources > < informed observers > b. based on possession of information < an informed opinion > 2. educated, knowledgeable < what the informed …   New Collegiate Dictionary