Synonyms for acknowledgment

Synonyms for (noun) acknowledgment

Synonyms: acknowledgement, acknowledgment

Definition: a statement acknowledging something or someone

Usage: she must have seen him but she gave no sign of acknowledgment; the preface contained an acknowledgment of those who had helped her

Similar words: subject matter, substance, message, content

Definition: what a communication that is about something is about


Synonyms: mention, quotation, reference, citation, cite, acknowledgment, credit

Definition: a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage

Usage: the student's essay failed to list several important citations; the acknowledgments are usually printed at the front of a book; the article includes mention of similar clinical cases

Similar words: annotation, notation, note

Definition: a comment or instruction (usually added)

Usage: his notes were appended at the end of the article; he added a short notation to the address on the envelope


Synonyms: recognition, acknowledgement, acknowledgment

Definition: the state or quality of being recognized or acknowledged

Usage: the partners were delighted with the recognition of their work; she seems to avoid much in the way of recognition or acknowledgement of feminist work prior to her own

Similar words: acceptance

Definition: the state of being acceptable and accepted

Usage: torn jeans received no acceptance at the country club