show approval or appreciation of
"My work is not recognized by anybody!"; "The best student was recognized by the Dean"
accredit, recognize, recognise(verb)
grant credentials to
"The Regents officially recognized the new educational institution"; "recognize an academic degree"
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"
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greet, recognize, recognise(verb)
express greetings upon meeting someone
acknowledge, recognize, recognise(verb)
express obligation, thanks, or gratitude for
"We must acknowledge the kindness she showed towards us"
recognize, recognise, realize, realise, agnize, agnise(verb)
be fully aware or cognizant of
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perceive to be the same
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"
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How to use recognise in a sentence?
They were brought here but I could not recognise them because bodies are brought in body bags.
In all cases, with every shareholder, we have had the engagement, as you would expect we would. In all cases, people recognise that it is still very early to make a decision.
They recognise that sport and business works neatly together and there are lot of transferable skills like communication, leadership, and teamwork, players have got to utilise doors that can open, and use them as a stepping stone into life after rugby.
The world is in dreadful need of men who will assume the new leadership – who will have the courage of their own visions and who will recognise clearly that we are only at the beginning of the voyage, and have to learn an entirely new system of seamanship.
It is time for the general medical community to recognise the magnitude of services offered (by faith-based groups) and partner or support (them) to provide long-standing improvements in health.
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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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