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What does "Acknowledge" mean?

Definition

(v. t.) To of or admit the knowledge of; to recognize as a fact or truth; to declare one's belief in; as, to acknowledge the being of a God (v. t.) To own as genuine; to assent to, as a legal instrument, to give it validity; to avow or admit in legal form; as, to acknowledgea deed (v. t.) To own or recognize in a particular character or relationship; to admit the claims or authority of; to give recognition to (v. t.) To own with gratitude or as a benefit or an obligation; as, to acknowledge a favor, the receipt of a letter


Synonyms know, receipt, cite, notice, recognize, admit, mention


Example: "The Crown Prince was acknowledged as the true heir to the throne" Example: "Acknowledge the deed" Example: "We must acknowledge the kindness she showed towards us" Example: "The program committee acknowledged the submission of the authors of the paper" Example: "She acknowledged that she might have forgotten" Example: "He never acknowledges his colleagues when they run into him in the hallway"


Word Family acknowledged, acknowledgement, acknowledgements, acknowledges, acknowledging, acknowledgment, acknowledgments, unacknowledged