When you're informed, you have all the information or knowledge that you need. An informed group of voters has been educated in detail about all the issues and candidates.

Informed students are more engaged and excited about their classes, and of course they do better on tests. An informed decision is one that you make after learning about your options and giving the matter careful thought. Informed is from the verb inform, "give someone facts or information," from the Latin informare, which literally means "to form," and is figuratively used to mean "to educate."

Definitions of informed
  1. adjective
    having much knowledge or education
    “an informed public”
    informed opinion”
    “the informed customer”
    possessing an education (especially having more than average knowledge)
    having knowledge and spiritual insight
    abreast, au courant, au fait, up on
    being up to particular standard or level especially in being up to date in knowledge
    having received information
    conversant, familiar
    (usually followed by `with') well informed about or knowing thoroughly
    educated, enlightened
    characterized by full comprehension of the problem involved
    hep, hip, hip to
    informed about the latest trends
    knowing, wise, wise to
    evidencing the possession of inside information
    knowing, knowledgeable
    alert and fully informed
    (followed by `to') informed about something secret or not generally known
    well informed or deeply versed through reading
    having or appealing to those having worldly knowledge and refinement and savoir-faire
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    not informed; lacking in knowledge or information
    not having a good education
    not enlightened; ignorant
    totally uninformed about what is going on; not having even a clue from which to infer what is occurring
    ignorant, unknowing, unknowledgeable, unwitting
    unaware because of a lack of relevant information or knowledge
    innocent, unacquainted
    not knowledgeable about something specified
    not having or receiving news or information
    having received no information
    naive, unenlightened, uninstructed
    lacking information or instruction
    not informed through reading
    naif, naive
    marked by or showing unaffected simplicity and lack of guile or worldly experience
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