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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

Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.
Ann Landers

We need to recognize that the situation in Ferguson speaks to broader challenges that we still face as a nation. The fact is, in too many parts of this country, a deep distrust exists between law enforcement and communities of color. Some of this is the result of the legacy of racial discrimination in this country.
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

It doesn't matter if you come from the inner city. People who fail in life are people who find lots of excuses. It's never too late for a person to recognize that they have potential in themselves.
Ben Carson

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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