Thesaurus > Related Words: recognise

  Words related to recognise

Related / Similar Words: acknowledge, recognize, know, realize, realise, agnize, agnise, greet, distinguish, discern, pick out, make out, tell apart, accredit

 

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";
  • perceive to be the same;
  • be fully aware or cognizant of;
  • express obligation, thanks, or gratitude for; "We must acknowledge the kindness she showed towards us";
  • express greetings upon meeting someone;
  • 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";
  • grant credentials to; "The Regents officially recognized the new educational institution"; "recognize an academic degree";
  • show approval or appreciation of; "My work is not recognized by anybody!"; "The best student was recognized by the Dean";

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    Hyponyms: identify, know, appreciate, shake hands, curtsy, bob, salute, present, hail, herald, welcome, receive, say farewell, wish, bid, resolve, discriminate, honor, honour, reward, rubricate

     

    Entailments: know, perceive, comprehend

     

    Derivational Morphology: recognition, acknowledgment, acknowledgement, identification, realization, realisation, greeter, saluter, welcomer, greeting, salutation, discernment, perceptiveness, accreditation

     

    Anagrams: censoring, congeries, consigner

     

     
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