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  Words related to acknowledge

Related / Similar Words: recognize, recognise, know, admit, receipt, notice

 

Definition:
  • 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";
  • accept as legally binding and valid; "acknowledge the deed";
  • declare to be true or admit the existence or reality or truth of; "He admitted his errors"; "She acknowledged that she might have forgotten";
  • express obligation, thanks, or gratitude for; "We must acknowledge the kindness she showed towards us";
  • report the receipt of; "The program committee acknowledged the submission of the authors of the paper";
  • express recognition of the presence or existence of, or acquaintance with; "He never acknowledges his colleagues when they run into him in the hallway"; "She acknowledged his complement with a smile"; "it is important to acknowledge the work of others in;

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    Hyponyms: attorn, write off, sustain, concede, profess, confess, squeal, shrive, avow, avouch, appreciate, mention, cite

     

    Derivational Morphology: recognition, acknowledgment, acknowledgement, admission, receipt, reception, citation, credit, reference, mention, quotation, notice, observation, observance

     

     
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