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Synonyms for recognition
ˌrɛk əgˈnɪʃ ən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. recognition, acknowledgment, acknowledgement(noun)

    the state or quality of being recognized or acknowledged

    "the partners were delighted with the recognition of their work"; "she seems to avoid much in the way of recognition or acknowledgement of feminist work prior to her own"

    Synonyms:
    credit, acknowledgment, mention, identification, citation, quotation, reference, acknowledgement, cite, realization, realisation

  2. recognition, identification(noun)

    the process of recognizing something or someone by remembering

    "a politician whose recall of names was as remarkable as his recognition of faces"; "experimental psychologists measure the elapsed time from the onset of the stimulus to its recognition by the observer"

    Synonyms:
    credit, acknowledgment, designation, identification, acknowledgement, realization, realisation

  3. recognition, credit(noun)

    approval

    "give her recognition for trying"; "he was given credit for his work"; "give her credit for trying"

    Synonyms:
    credit, acknowledgment, mention, course credit, credit rating, identification, citation, quotation, reference, acknowledgement, credit entry, cite, realization, realisation, deferred payment

  4. realization, realisation, recognition(noun)

    coming to understand something clearly and distinctly

    "a growing realization of the risk involved"; "a sudden recognition of the problem he faced"; "increasing recognition that diabetes frequently coexists with other chronic diseases"

    Synonyms:
    actualization, credit, acknowledgment, fruition, actualisation, identification, acknowledgement, realization, realisation

  5. recognition(noun)

    (biology) the ability of one molecule to attach to another molecule that has a complementary shape

    "molecular recognition drives all of biology, for instance, hormone and receptor or antibody-antigen interactions or the organization of molecules into larger biologically active entities"

    Synonyms:
    acknowledgement, acknowledgment, identification, credit, realization, realisation

  6. recognition(noun)

    the explicit and formal acknowledgement of a government or of the national independence of a country

    "territorial disputes were resolved in Guatemala's recognition of Belize in 1991"

    Synonyms:
    acknowledgement, acknowledgment, identification, credit, realization, realisation

  7. recognition(noun)

    an acceptance (as of a claim) as true and valid

    "the recognition of the Rio Grande as a boundary between Mexico and the United States"

    Synonyms:
    acknowledgement, acknowledgment, identification, credit, realization, realisation

  8. recognition(noun)

    designation by the chair granting a person the right to speak in a deliberative body

    "he was unable to make his motion because he couldn't get recognition by the chairman"

    Synonyms:
    acknowledgement, acknowledgment, identification, credit, realization, realisation

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. recognition

    Knowledge is all that the mind knows, from whatever source derived or obtained, or by whatever process; the aggregate of facts, truths, or principles acquired or retained by the mind, including alike the intuitions native to the mind and all that has been learned respecting phenomena, causes, laws, principles, literature, etc. There is a tendency to regard knowledge as accurate and systematic, and to a certain degree complete. Information is knowledge of fact, real or supposed, derived from persons, books, or observation, and is regarded as casual and haphazard. We say of a studious man that he has a great store of knowledge, or of an intelligent man of the world, that he has a fund of varied information. Lore is used only in poetic or elevated style, for accumulated knowledge, as of a people or age, or in a more limited sense for learning or erudition. We speak of perception of external objects, apprehension of intellectual truth. Simple perception gives a limited knowledge of external objects, merely as such; the cognition of the same objects is a knowledge of them in some relation; cognizance is the formal or official recognition of something as an object of knowledge; we take cognizance of it. Intuition is primary knowledge antecedent to all teaching or reasoning, experience is knowledge that has entered directly into one's own life; as, a child's experience that fire will burn. Learning is much higher than information, being preeminently wide and systematic knowledge, the result of long, assiduous study; erudition is recondite learning secured only by extraordinary industry, opportunity, and ability. Compare ACQUAINTANCE; EDUCATION; SCIENCE; WISDOM.

    Synonyms:
    acquaintance, apprehension, cognition, cognizance, comprehension, erudition, experience, information, intelligence, intuition, knowledge, learning, light, lore, perception, scholarship, science, wisdom

    Antonyms:
    ignorance, illiteracy, inexperience, misapprehension, misconception, misunderstanding, rudeness, unfamiliarity

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. recognition

    Synonyms:
    recollection, remembrance, memory, confession, avowal, acknowledgment

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. recognition(n.)

    Synonyms:
    recollection, memory, remembrance

  2. recognition(n.)

    Synonyms:
    acknowledgment, avowal, confession

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How to use recognition in a sentence?

  1. Sarah Ford:

    Police use of facial recognition software is the latest example of Orwellian technology that violates our privacy and civil liberties under the guise of public safety and it must stop, bernie Sanders is proud to join cities like San Francisco in banning the use of this technology for policing and, as president, will enact a nationwide ban on facial recognition software for policing, including at the state and local levels.

  2. Anita McBride:

    Establishing a university was a commitment to Higher Education but also a recognition of the talent in the country. The Anita McBride government wanted to educate them in their country. The US government took wrestling with OMB and USAID to get it funded, but The US government got done, mrs. Bush's presiding over The US government was essentially underscoring that education was important to the overall focus of rebuilding of Afghanistan.

  3. Director Miles George:

    We have contemplated ... the possibility of separating our Australian and U.S. businesses so that the U.S. business can be financed out of the U.S., where we think it would get better value recognition and make more sense, separating could be either a sale of the entire U.S. business or a refinancing which would see us raise equity into the U.S. business at the U.S. business level.

  4. Terrell Stallings:

    These are people too and they need the recognition that everybody else gets, it’s something that should’ve been done a long time ago.

  5. Ehsan Sehgal:

    A notion and recognition of human equality indeed enlighten humanity significantly, which builds and strengthens a bridge of justice, rights, respect, and harmony in society; otherwise, distinctive perception and injustice prevail.


Translations for recognition

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  • স্বীকৃতিBengali
  • uznání, rozpoznáníCzech
  • Anerkennung, Erkennung, Wiedererkennen, ErkennenGerman
  • αναγνώρισηGreek
  • rekonoEsperanto
  • به رسمیت شناختنPersian
  • tunnustus, tunnistaminen, huomio, tunnustaminen, kunnianosoitus, tunnistusFinnish
  • reconnaissanceFrench
  • ճանաչում, գնահատությունArmenian
  • riconoscimentoItalian
  • הכרהHebrew
  • erkenning, herkenningDutch
  • anerkjennelseNorwegian
  • recunoaștere, apreciere, recunoștințăRomanian
  • признание, узнавание, распознавание, одобрениеRussian
  • визнанняUkrainian
  • 承认Chinese

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