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"aknowledge" is probably misspelled. Trying acknowledge instead Definition of acknowledge

1. acknowledge [ v ] discern
Examples: "His greed knew no limits"

Used in print:

(William G. Pollard, Physicist and Christian....)

Surely this is a reality we all acknowledge .

(Robert A. Futterman, The Future of Our Cities....)

If this analysis is correct , the suburban branches will turn_out to be what management 's cost_accountants refuse to acknowledge , marginal operations rather_than major factors .

Synonyms recognize acknowledge know recognise Related Terms accept write_off attorn recognition

2. acknowledge [ v ] declare to be true or admit the existence or reality or truth of
Examples: "He admitted his errors" "She acknowledged that she might have forgotten"

Used in print:

(Edward E. Kelly, S.J., "Christian Unity in England"...)

An Anglican clergyman in Oxford sadly but frankly acknowledged to me that this is true .

Synonyms admit acknowledge Related Terms deny declare concede confess write_off sustain confess attorn avow recognition

3. acknowledge [ v ] report the receipt of
Examples: "The program committee acknowledged the submission of the authors of the paper"

Used in print:

(Guy Bolton, The Olympians....)

Neither acknowledged the gift .

Synonyms acknowledge receipt Related Terms declare communicate receipt

4. acknowledge [ v ] commend
Examples: "he was cited for his outstanding achievements"

Used in print:

(J. H. Hexter, "Thomas More: On the Margins...)

We find it in Plato 's republic , and in Utopia More acknowledges his debt to that book .

Synonyms mention cite acknowledge Related Terms praise notice citation

5. acknowledge [ v ] acknowledge the presence of or acquaintance with

Used in print:

(Bruce Palmer, "My Brother's Keeper", Many Are...)

He had acknowledged the man .

Synonyms acknowledge notice Related Terms react greet mention citation notice

6. acknowledge [ v ] express obligation, thanks, or gratitude for
Examples: "We must acknowledge the kindness she showed towards us"

Used in print:

(Paul Ramsey, War and the Christian Conscience. Durham,...)

On their way to the Heavenly_City the children of God make use of the pax-ordo of the earthly city and acknowledge their share in responsibility for its preservation .

Synonyms recognize acknowledge recognise Related Terms thank appreciate acknowledgment

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