Definitions for recognize
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word recognize.
acknowledge, recognize, recognise, knowverb
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"
recognize, recognise, realize, realise, agnize, agniseverb
be fully aware or cognizant of
spot, recognize, recognise, distinguish, discern, pick out, make out, tell apartverb
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"
perceive to be the same
accredit, recognize, recogniseverb
grant credentials to
"The Regents officially recognized the new educational institution"; "recognize an academic degree"
greet, recognize, recogniseverb
express greetings upon meeting someone
acknowledge, recognize, recogniseverb
express obligation, thanks, or gratitude for
"We must acknowledge the kindness she showed towards us"
exhibit recognition for (an antigen or a substrate)
show approval or appreciation of
"My work is not recognized by anybody!"; "The best student was recognized by the Dean"
To recognize is to identify someone or something based on previous knowledge, experience, or encounter. It can also refer to the act of accepting or acknowledging the existence, validity, or legality of something. Finally, it can also mean understanding or realizing a fact or truth.
to know again; to perceive the identity of, with a person or thing previously known; to recover or recall knowledge of
to avow knowledge of; to allow that one knows; to consent to admit, hold, or the like; to admit with a formal acknowledgment; as, to recognize an obligation; to recognize a consul
to acknowledge acquaintance with, as by salutation, bowing, or the like
to show appreciation of; as, to recognize services by a testimonial
to review; to reexamine
to enter an obligation of record before a proper tribunal; as, A B recognized in the sum of twenty dollars
The ability of an animal, universal being or human being that has the ability of seeing and is aware and knowing.
The gentleman can recognize it is his responsibility to communicate with his future wife and arrange to meet and prepare the wedding joyfully together.
Submitted by MaryC on March 22, 2020
To know an animal, person, place or thing.
We all have the ability to recognize who our family and friends are.
Submitted by MaryC on February 16, 2020
Recognize vs. Recognise -- In this Grammar.com article you will learn the differences between the words Recognize and Recognise.
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Rank popularity for the word 'recognize' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4623
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'recognize' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2494
Rank popularity for the word 'recognize' in Verbs Frequency: #344
The numerical value of recognize in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of recognize in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
People recognize that a dude in Vermont that currently has people stealing my easily replicable designs, they recognize I need more protection, people recognize that I'm selling T-shirts online, and they're selling sandwiches in airports and malls and stand-alone stores. And there's plenty of room for each of us.
[On recognizing China] But if you recognize anyone it does not mean you like them. For instance, we all recognize the right honourable gentleman the member for Ebbw Vale.
So Han's really exciting because not only can he generate very realistic facial expressions, but he can also interact with the environment around him. So he has cameras on his eyes and on his chest, which allow him to recognize people's face, not only that, but recognize their gender, their age, whether they are happy or sad, and that makes him very exciting for places like hotels for example, where you need to appreciate the customers in front of you and react accordingly.
In this age when there can be no losers in peace and no victors in war, we must recognize the obligation to match national strength with national restraint.
I have had a few people recognize me in public. But I wouldn't like everybody to recognize me. I can still walk across the street and not be noticed. If I was Daniel Radcliffe I think I would find it much harder to deal with.
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- تعرف, يتعرفArabic
- uznat, poznatCzech
- erkennen, wiedererkennenGerman
- تشخیص دادن, شناختن, به رسمیت شناختنPersian
- oivaltaa, tunnistaa, tuntea, tunnustaaFinnish
- észrevesz, elismer, felismer, megismerHungarian
- 認識する, 認める, 表彰Japanese
- erkennen, herkennen, onderkennenDutch
- poznać, rozpoznać, uznaćPolish
- постичь, опознать, признавать, осознавать, опознавать, осознать, узнавать, признать, постигать, узнатьRussian
- känna igen, erkännaSwedish
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