What does recognize mean?

Definitions for recognize
ˈrɛk əgˌnaɪzrec·og·nize

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word recognize.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

  2. recognize, recognise, realize, realise, agnize, agnise(verb)

    be fully aware or cognizant of

  3. 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"

  4. recognize, recognise(verb)

    perceive to be the same

  5. accredit, recognize, recognise(verb)

    grant credentials to

    "The Regents officially recognized the new educational institution"; "recognize an academic degree"

  6. greet, recognize, recognise(verb)

    express greetings upon meeting someone

  7. acknowledge, recognize, recognise(verb)

    express obligation, thanks, or gratitude for

    "We must acknowledge the kindness she showed towards us"

  8. recognize(verb)

    exhibit recognition for (an antigen or a substrate)

  9. recognize, recognise(verb)

    show approval or appreciation of

    "My work is not recognized by anybody!"; "The best student was recognized by the Dean"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Recognize(verb)

    to know again; to perceive the identity of, with a person or thing previously known; to recover or recall knowledge of

  2. Recognize(verb)

    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

  3. Recognize(verb)

    to acknowledge acquaintance with, as by salutation, bowing, or the like

  4. Recognize(verb)

    to show appreciation of; as, to recognize services by a testimonial

  5. Recognize(verb)

    to review; to reexamine

  6. Recognize(verb)

    to reconnoiter

  7. Recognize(verb)

    to enter an obligation of record before a proper tribunal; as, A B recognized in the sum of twenty dollars

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'recognize' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4623

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'recognize' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2494

  3. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'recognize' in Verbs Frequency: #344

How to pronounce recognize?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say recognize in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of recognize in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of recognize in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of recognize in a Sentence

  1. Phyllis Leffler:

    We have to recognize.

  2. Francisco Merlos:

    You couldn’t recognize her face at all.

  3. Wystan Hugh Auden:

    Goodness is easier to recognize than to define.

  4. Carol Clarke:

    Recognize your wealth but realize your measurement

  5. Rose Hamid:

    But they have to recognize what they're supporting.

Images & Illustrations of recognize

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Popularity rank by frequency of use

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Translations for recognize

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • تعرف, يتعرفArabic
  • poznat, uznatCzech
  • adnabodWelsh
  • wiedererkennen, erkennenGerman
  • αναγνωρίζωGreek
  • reconocerSpanish
  • تشخیص دادن, شناختن, به رسمیت شناختنPersian
  • tunnustaa, tunnistaa, oivaltaa, tunteaFinnish
  • reconnaîtreFrench
  • aithinIrish
  • पहचाननाHindi
  • elismer, felismer, megismer, észreveszHungarian
  • riconoscereItalian
  • 表彰, 認める, 認識するJapanese
  • 알아보다Korean
  • erkennen, onderkennen, herkennenDutch
  • uznać, poznać, rozpoznaćPolish
  • reconhecerPortuguese
  • recunoașteRomanian
  • признать, осознавать, постичь, опознавать, постигать, опознать, признавать, осознать, узнавать, узнатьRussian
  • erkänna, känna igenSwedish
  • шинохтан‍Tajik
  • پہچاناUrdu
  • ricnoxheWalloon

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