|1.||[ noun ] the act of receiving|
|Related terms:||acquiring acknowledge|
|2.||[ noun ] (business) an acknowledgment (usually tangible) that payment has been made|
|Related terms:||acknowledgment bill_of_lading pawn_ticket stub|
|3.||[ verb ] report the receipt of|
"The program committee acknowledged the submission of the authors of the paper"
|Related terms:||declare communicate|
|4.||[ verb ] mark or stamp as paid|