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Definitions of recognize

  1. To know again; to perceive the identity of, with a person or thing previously known; to recover or recall knowledge of. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. To avow knowledge of; to allow that one knows; to consent to admit, hold, or the like; to admit with a formal acknowledgment; as, to recognize an obligation; to recognize a consul. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To show appreciation of; as, to recognize services by a testimonial. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. To review; to reexamine. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. To reconnoiter. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. To know the identity of; admit acquaintance with; recall as, previously known; take formal notice of; acknowledge; as, to recognize the independence of a country; appreciate; as, to recognize merit. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7. To know again: to recollect: to acknowledge. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  8. To know again; recollect; acknowledge; confess; admit. recognise. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. To enter an obligation of record before a proper tribunal; as, A B recognized in the sum of twenty dollars. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. grant credentials to; "recognize a new educational institution"l "recognize an academic degree" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  11. express obligation, thanks, or gratitude for; "We must acknowledge the kindness she showed towards us" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  12. 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  13. express greetings upon meeting someone Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  14. 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" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  15. grant credentials to; "The Regents officially recognized the new educational institution"; "recognize an academic degree" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  16. exhibit recognition for (an antigen or a substrate) Wordnet Dictionary DB
  17. Recognizer. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  18. Recognizablle. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.

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Usage examples for recognize

  1. Tommy, coming in at the door, did not recognize her. – Lovey Mary by Alice Hegan Rice
  2. Do you recognize me? – Old Fritz and the New Era by Louise Muhlbach
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