Synonyms for acknowledge

Synonyms for (verb) acknowledge

Synonyms: 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

Similar words: accept

Definition: consider or hold as true

Usage: I cannot accept the dogma of this church; accept an argument


Synonyms: acknowledge

Definition: accept as legally binding and valid

Usage: acknowledge the deed

Similar words: accept

Definition: consider or hold as true

Usage: I cannot accept the dogma of this church; accept an argument


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: hold, declare, adjudge

Definition: declare to be

Usage: She was declared incompetent; judge held that the defendant was innocent


Synonyms: recognise, recognize, acknowledge

Definition: express obligation, thanks, or gratitude for

Usage: We must acknowledge the kindness she showed towards us

Similar words: give thanks, thank

Definition: express gratitude or show appreciation to


Synonyms: acknowledge, receipt

Definition: report the receipt of

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

Similar words: put across, pass, pass along, pass on, communicate

Definition: transmit information

Usage: Please communicate this message to all employees; pass along the good news


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: respond, react

Definition: show a response or a reaction to something