Definitions for acknowledge

Definitions for (verb) acknowledge

Main entry: acknowledge, know, recognise, recognize

Definition: accept (someone) to be what is claimed or accept his power and authority

Usage: The Crown Prince was acknowledged as the true heir to the throne; We do not recognize your gods

Main entry: acknowledge

Definition: accept as legally binding and valid

Usage: acknowledge the deed

Main entry: admit, acknowledge

Definition: declare to be true or admit the existence or reality or truth of

Usage: He admitted his errors; She acknowledged that she might have forgotten

Main entry: recognise, recognize, acknowledge

Definition: express obligation, thanks, or gratitude for

Usage: We must acknowledge the kindness she showed towards us

Main entry: acknowledge, receipt

Definition: report the receipt of

Usage: The program committee acknowledged the submission of the authors of the paper

Main entry: notice, acknowledge

Definition: express recognition of the presence or existence of, or acquaintance with

Usage: He never acknowledges his colleagues when they run into him in the hallway; She acknowledged his complement with a smile; it is important to acknowledge the work of others in one's own writing

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