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Recognize

Rec´og`nize   Pronunciation: rĕk´ǒg`nīz
v. t.1.To know again; to perceive the identity of, with a person or thing previously known; to recover or recall knowledge of.
[imp. & p. p. Recognized (rĕk"ǒg*nīzd); p. pr. & vb. n. Recognizing (rĕk"ǒg*nī`zĭng).]
Speak, vassal; recognize thy sovereign queen.
- Harte.
2.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.To acknowledge acquaintance with, as by salutation, bowing, or the like.
4.To show appreciation of; as, to recognize services by a testimonial.
5.To review; to reëxamine.
6.To reconnoiter.
v. i.1.(Law) To enter an obligation of record before a proper tribunal; as, A B recognized in the sum of twenty dollars.
Verb1.recognize - 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 - be fully aware or cognizant of
3.recognize - 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 - perceive to be the same
Synonyms: recognise
5.recognize - grant credentials to; "The Regents officially recognized the new educational institution"; "recognize an academic degree"
Synonyms: accredit, recognise
6.recognize - express greetings upon meeting someone
Synonyms: greet, recognise
7.recognize - express obligation, thanks, or gratitude for; "We must acknowledge the kindness she showed towards us"
8.recognize - exhibit recognition for (an antigen or a substrate)
9.recognize - show approval or appreciation of; "My work is not recognized by anybody!"; "The best student was recognized by the Dean"
Synonyms: recognise
accept, agree, agree provisionally, allow, appreciate, approve, assent grudgingly, be acquainted with, be apprised of, be aware of, be cognizant of, be conscious of, be conversant with, be informed, behold, bless, catch sight of, clap eyes on, cognize, comprehend, conceive, conceptualize, confess, credit, descry, detect, determinate, diagnose, discern, discover, distinguish, do homage, endorse, espy, express general agreement, fathom, finger, give credit, give thanks, glimpse, go along with, grant, grasp, have, have in sight, have information about, have knowledge of, honor, identify, ken, know again, lay eyes on, look on, look upon, make acknowledgments of, make out, nail, not oppose, note, notice, observe, offer thanks, peg, perceive, pick out, pick up, pinpoint, place, possess, prehend, ratify, realize, recall knowledge of, reidentify, remark, render credit, render thanks, respect, return thanks, reward, salute, sanction, savvy, see, seize, sense, sight, spot, spy, take in, tell, thank, twig, understand, validate, view, warrant, witness, wot, wot of, yield
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