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Synonyms for recognition
ˌrɛk əgˈnɪʃ ənrecog·ni·tion

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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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

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

  2. recognition, identificationnoun

    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, creditnoun

    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, 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"

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

  5. recognitionnoun

    (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. recognitionnoun

    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. recognitionnoun

    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. recognitionnoun

    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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. recognitionnoun

    Synonyms:
    recollection, memory, remembrance

  2. recognitionnoun

    Synonyms:
    acknowledgment, avowal, confession

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  1. Mark Howden:

    What it shows is there's a recognition that climate change is problematic for Australia and we need to take more action to protect ourselves against the consequences.

  2. Lesli Harris:

    As a woman of color New Orleans's hard for me to be in favor of facial recognition.

  3. Eric Adler:

    In the'80s and'90s, we made great strides in treating cardiovascular disease, and I think that's largely a result of public health measures. So decreases in tobacco use, and recognition of this association between cholesterol and cardiovascular disease, if anything, it's flattening out now, so what is the next step ? What is going to keep us on these declines ? Is it going to be public health measures again that are going to do it ?

  4. Barbara Schapiro:

    Sometimes the laughter in mothering is the recognition of the ironies and absurdities. Sometime, though, it's just pure, unthinking delight.

  5. Mimi Ito:

    These digital platforms play a huge role in civic life, there needs to be a recognition that this is a shared responsibility.


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