What does Acknowledge mean?

Definitions for Acknowledge
ækˈnɒl ɪdʒAc·knowl·edge

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. admit, acknowledge(verb)

    declare to be true or admit the existence or reality or truth of

    "He admitted his errors"; "She acknowledged that she might have forgotten"

  2. acknowledge, receipt(verb)

    report the receipt of

    "The program committee acknowledged the submission of the authors of the paper"

  3. notice, acknowledge(verb)

    express recognition of the presence or existence of, or acquaintance with

    "He never acknowledges his colleagues when they run into him in the hallway"; "She acknowledged his complement with a smile"; "it is important to acknowledge the work of others in one's own writing"

  4. acknowledge, recognize, recognise(verb)

    express obligation, thanks, or gratitude for

    "We must acknowledge the kindness she showed towards us"

  5. acknowledge(verb)

    accept as legally binding and valid

    "acknowledge the deed"

  6. acknowledge, recognize, recognise, know(verb)

    accept (someone) to be what is claimed or accept his power and authority

    "The Crown Prince was acknowledged as the true heir to the throne"; "We do not recognize your gods"

Wiktionary

  1. acknowledge(Verb)

    To admit the knowledge of; to recognize as a fact or truth; to declare one's belief in; as, to acknowledge the being of a God.

  2. acknowledge(Verb)

    To own or recognize in a particular quality, character or relationship; to admit the claims or authority of; to give recognition to.

  3. acknowledge(Verb)

    To own with gratitude or as a benefit or an obligation; as, to acknowledge a favor.

  4. acknowledge(Verb)

    To notify receipt, as of a letter.

  5. acknowledge(Verb)

    To own as genuine or valid; to assent to, as a legal instrument, to give it validity; to avow or admit in legal form; as, to acknowledge a deed.

  6. Origin: Recorded since 1553, a blend (with a parasitic c slipped in) of aknow (from oncnawan, itself from on with cnawan) and knowlechen. Other sources derive it from the prefix a- with a verb knowledge, and compare acknow.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Acknowledge(verb)

    to of or admit the knowledge of; to recognize as a fact or truth; to declare one's belief in; as, to acknowledge the being of a God

  2. Acknowledge(verb)

    to own or recognize in a particular character or relationship; to admit the claims or authority of; to give recognition to

  3. Acknowledge(verb)

    to own with gratitude or as a benefit or an obligation; as, to acknowledge a favor, the receipt of a letter

  4. Acknowledge(verb)

    to own as genuine; to assent to, as a legal instrument, to give it validity; to avow or admit in legal form; as, to acknowledgea deed

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Acknowledge

    ak-nol′ej, v.t. to own a knowledge of: to own as true: to confess: to admit or give intimation of the receipt of.—adj. Acknow′ledgeable.—adv. Acknow′ledgeably.—n. Acknowledgment, recognition: admission: confession: thanks: a receipt. [From the v. Acknow, with suffix -ledge.]

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Acknowledge' in Verbs Frequency: #453

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Acknowledge in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Acknowledge in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Acknowledge in a Sentence

  1. Teresa Taylor:

    She knew, she chose not to acknowledge it.

  2. Najat Rochdi:

    The situation has worsened, one has to acknowledge it.

  3. Julie Morgenstern:

    How we treasure (and admire) the people who acknowledge us

  4. Julie Morgenstern, O Magazine, Belatedly Yours, January 2004:

    How we treasure (and admire) the people who acknowledge us!

  5. Adrienne Hawkins:

    I have never seen anybody correct a problem they won't acknowledge.

Images & Illustrations of Acknowledge

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