recognize

recognize
I
(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
v. t. acknowledge, concede, remember; perceive, realize, know, distinguish; salute, greet; commend, appreciate. See vision, knowledge, memory, permission, gratitude, assent, courtesy.
II
(Roget's IV) v.
1. [To know again]
Syn. identify, recollect, know, recall, remember, place, be familiar, make out, distinguish, verify, sight, diagnose, espy, descry, see, perceive, realize, understand, admit knowledge of, notice; see also know 1 .
2. [To acknowledge]
Syn. appreciate, realize, concede, accept; see acknowledge 2 , admit 3 .
3. [To acknowledge the legality of a government]
Syn. exchange diplomatic representatives, have diplomatic relations with, sanction, approve, extend formal recognition to, extend de jure recognition to, extend de facto recognition to; see also acknowledge 2 , approve 1 .
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) v.
1. identify know, place, *peg, distinguish, detect, realize, recall, discover.
2. appreciate acknowledge, show gratitude, honor, salute, approve.
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) verb 1. To perceive to be identical with something held in the memory: know. See KNOWLEDGE, REMEMBER. 2. To establish the identification of: identify, pinpoint, place. Slang: finger. Idiom: put one's finger on. See KNOWLEDGE. 3. To express recognition of: acknowledge, admit. See AFFIRM, KNOWLEDGE.

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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  • recognize — rec‧og‧nize [ˈrekəgnaɪz, ˈrekən ] also recognise verb [transitive] 1. to know who a person is or what something is, or to know something about them as soon as you see them or hear their name: • How will investors recognize the bottom of the… …   Financial and business terms

  • recognize — [rek′əg nīz΄] vt. recognized, recognizing [altered (infl. by RECOGNIZANCE) < extended stem of OFr reconoistre: see RECOGNIZANCE] 1. to be aware of as something or someone known before, or as the same as that known [to recognize an old friend… …   English World dictionary

  • recognize — rec·og·nize vt nized, niz·ing 1: to acknowledge formally: as a: to admit as being of a particular status recognize a precedent recognize a union; specif: to acknowledge (as a right, cause of action, or defense) as valid b: to admit as being one… …   Law dictionary

  • Recognize — Rec og*nize (r[e^]k [o^]g*n[imac]z), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Recognized} (r[e^]k [o^]g*n[imac]zd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Recognizing} (r[e^]k [o^]g*n[imac] z[i^]ng).] [From {Recognizance}; see {Cognition}, and cf. {Reconnoiter}.] [Written also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • recognize — early 15c., resume possession of land, from M.Fr. reconiss , stem of reconoistre to know again, identify, recognize, from O.Fr., from L. recognoscere acknowledge, recall to mind, know again, examine, certify, from re again (see RE (Cf. re )) +… …   Etymology dictionary

  • recognize — [v1] identify admit, be familiar, button down*, descry, determinate, diagnose, diagnosticate, distinguish, espy, finger*, flash on*, know, know again, make*, make out, nail*, note, notice, observe, peg*, perceive, pinpoint, place, recall,… …   New thesaurus

  • Recognize — Rec og*nize, v. i. (Law) To enter an obligation of record before a proper tribunal; as, A B recognized in the sum of twenty dollars. [Written also {recognise}.] [1913 Webster] Note: In legal usage in the United States the second syllable is often …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • recognize — (Amer.) rec·og·nize || rekÉ™gnaɪz v. identify; identify a person or a thing seen before; acknowledge, know; admit, acknowledge as true (also recognise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • recognize — *acknowledge Analogous words: accept, admit, *receive: notice, note, observe, remark (see SEE) …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • recognize — recognize, recognition Both words should be pronounced with the g fully articulated …   Modern English usage

  • recognize — (also recognise) ► VERB 1) identify as already known; know again. 2) acknowledge the existence, validity, or legality of. 3) show official appreciation of. DERIVATIVES recognizable adjective. ORIGIN Latin recognoscere, from cognoscere to lea …   English terms dictionary


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