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Definition of Recognize

Recognize

  1. To know again; to perceive the identity of, with a person or thing previously known; to recover or recall knowledge of.
  2. To avow knowledge of; to allow that one knows; to consent to admit, hold, or the like; to admit with a formal acknowledgment; as, to recognize an obligation; to recognize a consul.
  3. To acknowledge acquaintance with, as by salutation, bowing, or the like.
  4. To show appreciation of; as, to recognize services by a testimonial.
  5. To review; to reexamine.
  6. To reconnoiter.
  7. To enter an obligation of record before a proper tribunal; as, A B recognized in the sum of twenty dollars.

Recognize Quotations

We, the People, recognize that we have responsibilities as well as rights; that our destinies are bound together; that a freedom which only asks what's in it for me, a freedom without a commitment to others, a freedom without love or charity or duty or patriotism, is unworthy of our founding ideals, and those who died in their defense.
Barack Obama

You can have all the gun control laws in the country, but if you don't enforce them, people are going to find a way to protect themselves. We need to recognize that bad people are doing bad things with these weapons. It's not the law-abiding citizens, it's not the person who uses it as a hobby.
Michael Steele

If a country doesn't recognize minority rights and human rights, including women's rights, you will not have the kind of stability and prosperity that is possible.
Hillary Clinton

The essential lesson I've learned in life is to just be yourself. Treasure the magnificent being that you are and recognize first and foremost you're not here as a human being only. You're a spiritual being having a human experience.
Wayne Dyer

You and I will meet again, When we're least expecting it, One day in some far off place, I will recognize your face, I won't say goodbye my friend, For you and I will meet again.
Tom Petty
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Recognize Translations

recognize in Afrikaans is herken
recognize in Danish is genkende
recognize in Dutch is agnosceren, als waarheid aannemen
recognize in French is reconnaissons, homologuer, reconnaitre, retrouve
recognize in German is erkennen, erkennen, anerkennen
recognize in Italian is riconoscere, riconoscere, riconoscere
recognize in Latin is agnosco
recognize in Spanish is connocer, reconocer, acatar
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