Definition of aknowledge
1. acknowledge [ v ] discern
Examples: "His greed knew no limits"
(William G. Pollard, Physicist and Christian....)
Surely this is a reality we all acknowledge .
(Robert A. Futterman, The Future of Our Cities....)
If this analysis is correct , the suburban branches will turn_out to be what management 's cost_accountants refuse to acknowledge , marginal operations rather_than major factors .Synonyms recognize acknowledge know recognise Related Terms accept write_off attorn recognition
2. acknowledge [ v ] declare to be true or admit the existence or reality or truth of
Examples: "He admitted his errors" "She acknowledged that she might have forgotten"
(Edward E. Kelly, S.J., "Christian Unity in England"...)
An Anglican clergyman in Oxford sadly but frankly acknowledged to me that this is true .Synonyms admit acknowledge Related Terms deny declare concede confess write_off sustain confess attorn avow recognition
3. acknowledge [ v ] report the receipt of
Examples: "The program committee acknowledged the submission of the authors of the paper"
(Guy Bolton, The Olympians....)
Neither acknowledged the gift .Synonyms acknowledge receipt Related Terms declare communicate receipt
4. acknowledge [ v ] commend
Examples: "he was cited for his outstanding achievements"
(J. H. Hexter, "Thomas More: On the Margins...)
We find it in Plato 's republic , and in Utopia More acknowledges his debt to that book .Synonyms mention cite acknowledge Related Terms praise notice citation
5. acknowledge [ v ] acknowledge the presence of or acquaintance withUsed in print:
(Bruce Palmer, "My Brother's Keeper", Many Are...)
He had acknowledged the man .Synonyms acknowledge notice Related Terms react greet mention citation notice
6. acknowledge [ v ] express obligation, thanks, or gratitude for
Examples: "We must acknowledge the kindness she showed towards us"
(Paul Ramsey, War and the Christian Conscience. Durham,...)
On their way to the Heavenly_City the children of God make use of the pax-ordo of the earthly city and acknowledge their share in responsibility for its preservation .Synonyms recognize acknowledge recognise Related Terms thank appreciate acknowledgment
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