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"
perceive to be the same
recognize, recognise, realize, realise, agnize, agnise(verb)
be fully aware or cognizant of
acknowledge, recognize, recognise(verb)
express obligation, thanks, or gratitude for
"We must acknowledge the kindness she showed towards us"
greet, recognize, recognise(verb)
express greetings upon meeting someone
spot, recognize, recognise, distinguish, discern, pick out, make out, tell apart(verb)
detect with the senses
"The fleeing convicts were picked out of the darkness by the watchful prison guards"; "I can't make out the faces in this photograph"
accredit, recognize, recognise(verb)
grant credentials to
"The Regents officially recognized the new educational institution"; "recognize an academic degree"
show approval or appreciation of
"My work is not recognized by anybody!"; "The best student was recognized by the Dean"
To match something or someone which one currently perceives to a memory of some previous encounter with the same entity.
To acknowledge the existence or legality of something.; treat as worthy of consideration or valid.
To acknowledge or consider as something.
To realise or discover the nature of something; apprehend quality in; realise or admit that.
To give an award.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
rek′og-nīz, v.t. to know again: to recollect: to acknowledge: to see the truth of.—adj. Rec′ognisable, that may be recognised or acknowledged.—adv. Rec′ognisably, in a recognisable manner.—ns. Recog′nisance, a recognition: an avowal: a profession: a legal obligation entered into before a magistrate to do, or not do, some particular act: to enter into recognisances; Rec′ogniser, one who recognises; Recogni′tion, act of recognising: state of being recognised: recollection: avowal: (Scots law) a return of the feu to the superior.—adjs. Recog′nitive, Recog′nitory. [L. recognoscĕre—re-, again, cognoscĕre, to know.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'recognise' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2857
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Rank popularity for the word 'recognise' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2522
Rank popularity for the word 'recognise' in Verbs Frequency: #243
The numerical value of recognise in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of recognise in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
We must recognise that, for the past several years (Turkey)has been hosting the largest refugee population in the world, there's a lot of political talk. I concentrate on the substance of this, which is 'let's strengthen Turkey's ability to host refugees until they can go back safely, voluntarily to their countries'.
I recognise President Ouattara's victory, we ran a good campaign, but the best candidate won.
We are ready to continue talks with acting prime minister Karen Karapetyan on Wednesday to ensure a transfer of power to the people, i hope that the high echelons of the (ruling) Republican Party will unequivocally recognise the popular velvet and non-violent revolution.
I hope that the high echelons of the (ruling) Republican Party will unequivocally recognise the popular velvet and non-violent revolution.
The market had clearly worked itself into a frenzy of expectations demanding that the BOJ take action, and in retrospect that looks like a misguided view that failed to recognise the dilemma that recent economic dynamics have presented for the BOJ.
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- herken, erkenAfrikaans
- uznat, poznatCzech
- erkennen, wiedererkennenGerman
- tunnustaa, oivaltaa, tunnistaa, tunteaFinnish
- felismer, megismer, elismerHungarian
- 表彰, 認識する, 認めるJapanese
- erkennen, onderkennen, herkennenDutch
- опознавать, признать, постичь, признавать, узнавать, опознать, осознать, осознавать, постигать, узнатьRussian
- erkänna, känna igenSwedish
- அடையாளம் கண்டு கொள்Tamil
- bona, vuma, bongaZulu
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