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    recognise - Dictionary definition and meaning for word recognise

    Definition
    (verb) show approval or appreciation of
    Synonyms : recognize
    Example Sentence
    • My work is not recognized by anybody!
    • The best student was recognized by the Dean
    Definition
    (verb) grant credentials to
    Synonyms : accredit , recognize
    Example Sentence
    • The Regents officially recognized the new educational institution
    • recognize an academic degree
    Definition
    (verb) detect with the senses
    Example Sentence
    • The fleeing convicts were picked out of the darkness by the watchful prison guards
    • I can't make out the faces in this photograph
    Definition
    (verb) express greetings upon meeting someone
    Synonyms : greet , recognize
    Definition
    (verb) express obligation, thanks, or gratitude for
    Synonyms : acknowledge , recognize
    Example Sentence
    • We must acknowledge the kindness she showed towards us
    Definition
    (verb) be fully aware or cognizant of
    Synonyms : agnise , agnize , realise , realize , recognize
    Definition
    (verb) perceive to be the same
    Synonyms : recognize
    Definition
    (verb) accept (someone) to be what is claimed or accept his power and authority
    Synonyms : acknowledge , know , recognize
    Example Sentence
    • The Crown Prince was acknowledged as the true heir to the throne
    • We do not recognize your gods
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