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Synonyms for recognise
ˈrɛk əgˌnaɪz

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. recognize, recognise(verb)

    show approval or appreciation of

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

    Synonyms:
    know, realize, tell apart, agnize, spot, realise, acknowledge, distinguish, recognize, accredit, pick out, greet, agnise, discern, make out

  2. accredit, recognize, recognise(verb)

    grant credentials to

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

    Synonyms:
    tell apart, realize, realise, recognize, know, credit, agnise, pick out, agnize, greet, distinguish, make out, discern, spot, accredit, acknowledge

  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"

    Synonyms:
    discern, bang, have it away, screw, acknowledge, deal, grapple, get along, choose, distinguish, greet, make love, discover, do, jazz, key, love, roll in the hay, separate, cut, neck, be intimate, signalize, accredit, name, pick out, eff, bonk, make do, spot, bed, do it, mark, have intercourse, realize, make out, manage, have sex, tell apart, select, secern, take, fill out, fill in, have a go at it, key out, tell, agnise, describe, secernate, sleep with, agnize, blemish, identify, contend, issue, fleck, hump, get laid, severalize, descry, have it off, sleep together, get by, signalise, write out, spy, cope, recognize, severalise, know, come, get it on, differentiate, complete, blot, fare, lie with, espy, realise, blob

  4. greet, recognize, recognise(verb)

    express greetings upon meeting someone

    Synonyms:
    know, realize, tell apart, agnize, spot, realise, acknowledge, distinguish, accredit, pick out, greet, recognize, discern, make out, agnise

  5. acknowledge, recognize, recognise(verb)

    express obligation, thanks, or gratitude for

    "We must acknowledge the kindness she showed towards us"

    Synonyms:
    tell apart, admit, notice, realize, realise, recognize, know, agnise, pick out, agnize, receipt, greet, distinguish, make out, discern, spot, accredit, acknowledge

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

    be fully aware or cognizant of

    Synonyms:
    greet, actualize, see, actualise, realize, realise, gain, recognize, earn, know, clear, agnise, pick out, take in, pull in, bring in, agnize, substantiate, understand, distinguish, tell apart, make out, discern, spot, accredit, make, acknowledge

  7. recognize, recognise(verb)

    perceive to be the same

    Synonyms:
    know, realize, tell apart, agnize, spot, realise, acknowledge, distinguish, recognize, accredit, pick out, greet, agnise, discern, make out

  8. 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"

    Synonyms:
    tell apart, distinguish, have intercourse, experience, have a go at it, have sex, spot, bed, cognise, know, get laid, make love, bonk, agnise, acknowledge, greet, love, agnize, admit, pick out, eff, live, sleep together, notice, realise, do it, accredit, lie with, make out, discern, be intimate, recognize, jazz, sleep with, hump, receipt, screw, have it off, have it away, get it on, cognize, bang, realize, roll in the hay

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Translations for recognise

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  • herken, erkenAfrikaans
  • تعرفArabic
  • uznat, poznatCzech
  • erkennen, wiedererkennenGerman
  • αναγνωρίζωGreek
  • reconocerSpanish
  • tunnustaa, oivaltaa, tunnistaa, tunteaFinnish
  • reconnaîtreFrench
  • aithinIrish
  • पहचाननाHindi
  • felismer, megismer, elismerHungarian
  • riconoscereItalian
  • 表彰, 認識する, 認めるJapanese
  • 알아보다Korean
  • āhukahukaMāori
  • erkennen, onderkennen, herkennenDutch
  • reconhecerPortuguese
  • recunoașteRomanian
  • опознавать, признать, постичь, признавать, узнавать, опознать, осознать, осознавать, постигать, узнатьRussian
  • erkänna, känna igenSwedish
  • அடையாளம் கண்டு கொள்Tamil
  • bona, vuma, bongaZulu

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