Synonyms for recognize

Synonyms for (verb) recognize

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: recognise, recognize

Definition: perceive to be the same

Similar words: think, call back, call up, recall, retrieve, recollect, remember

Definition: recall knowledge from memory; have a recollection

Usage: I can't remember saying any such thing; I can't think what her last name was; can you remember her phone number?; Do you remember that he once loved you?; call up memories


Synonyms: recognise, recognize, realise, realize, agnise, agnize

Definition: be fully aware or cognizant of

Similar words: know, cognise, cognize

Definition: be cognizant or aware of a fact or a specific piece of information; possess knowledge or information about

Usage: I know that the President lied to the people; I want to know who is winning the game!; I know it's time


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: greet, recognise, recognize

Definition: express greetings upon meeting someone

Similar words: accost, address, come up to

Definition: speak to someone


Synonyms: recognise, recognize, accredit

Definition: grant credentials to

Usage: The Regents officially recognized the new educational institution; recognize an academic degree

Similar words: certify, licence, license

Definition: authorize officially

Usage: I am licensed to practice law in this state


Synonyms: recognise, recognize

Definition: show approval or appreciation of

Usage: My work is not recognized by anybody!; The best student was recognized by the Dean

Similar words: appreciate, prize, treasure, value

Definition: hold dear

Usage: I prize these old photographs


Synonyms: recognize

Definition: exhibit recognition for (an antigen or a substrate)

Similar words: be

Definition: have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)

Usage: John is rich; This is not a good answer