Their attitude was I would stay there forever until I told them the information they wanted to hear.
Tom Hanks, William Shatner, and Demi Moore were among the information pushers.
The Guardian is adamant that neither Davies nor Hill has paid any police officer for any information.
Don't even try looking for information about the dictator's expensive tastes for Hennessy cognac and fresh lobster.
The Defense Department, however, offered no information on which Iraqis might be looking for a little companionship.
For a few minutes after receiving this information Bart was busy thinking.
No questions were asked; no information given; they simply disappeared.
I appreciate your sympathy, but what I need is action and information and answers.
It was almost impossible to win their confidence, or to get information from them.
Our information in regard to the coast people is very limited.
late 14c., "act of informing," from Old French informacion, enformacion "information, advice, instruction," from Latin informationem (nominative informatio) "outline, concept, idea," noun of action from past participle stem of informare (see inform). Meaning "knowledge communicated" is from mid-15c. Information technology attested from 1958. Information revolution from 1969.
The result of applying data processing to data, giving it context and meaning. Information can then be further processed to yeild knowledge.
People or computers can find patterns in data to perceive information, and information can be used to enhance knowledge. Since knowledge is prerequisite to wisdom, we always want more data and information. But, as modern societies verge on information overload, we especially need better ways to find patterns.
1234567.89 is data.
"Your bank balance has jumped 8087% to $1234567.89" is information.
"Nobody owes me that much money" is knowledge.
"I'd better talk to the bank before I spend it, because of what has happened to other people" is wisdom.