English Synonyms and Antonyms
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.
acquaintance, apprehension, cognition, cognizance, comprehension, erudition, experience, information, intelligence, intuition, knowledge, learning, light, lore, perception, scholarship, science, wisdom
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recognition, acknowledgment, acknowledgementnoun
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"
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"
"give her recognition for trying"; "he was given credit for his work"; "give her credit for trying"
realization, realisation, recognitionnoun
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"
(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"
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"
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"
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"
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List of paraphrases for "recognition":
appreciation, reconnaissance, acknowledgement, recognize, acknowledgment, gratitude, recognizing, recognized, recognising, acknowledge, recognise, recon, recognizes, recce, acceptance, acknowledged, admission, tribute, identification, confession, recognised, awareness
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How to use recognition in a sentence?
We are not nearly there in terms of name recognition, but we used to be the firm that only financial advisers or the executives at big private banks knew.
Our names were not recorded by and large. We were not given the recognition that we should have been given, asian-Americans as a whole are often thought of as perpetual foreigners.
For them, maybe if they cooperate with the Syrian Army, this is like a recognition or our effectiveness in fighting ISIS.
And I also want other LGBT veterans to know they're not alone, and that we all deserve the same recognition.
This was a top priority from the early days of ISIS gaining the type of territorial safe haven in particular, there was recognition that safe havens for terrorist groups can mean terrorist plots that extend — not just into the region — but to Europe and conceivably into the United States.
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- uznání, rozpoznáníCzech
- Anerkennung, Erkennung, Wiedererkennen, ErkennenGerman
- به رسمیت شناختنPersian
- tunnustus, tunnistaminen, huomio, tunnustaminen, kunnianosoitus, tunnistusFinnish
- ճանաչում, գնահատությունArmenian
- erkenning, herkenningDutch
- recunoaștere, apreciere, recunoștințăRomanian
- признание, узнавание, распознавание, одобрениеRussian
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