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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

It is because I recognize the brutality with which my own multi-branched ancestors have been treated that I can identify the despicable, lawless, cruel, and sadistic behavior that has characterized Israel's attempts to erase a people, the Palestinians, from their own land.
Alice Walker

We can learn to see each other and see ourselves in each other and recognize that human beings are more alike than we are unalike.
Maya Angelou

How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
Maya Angelou

The reason a lot of people do not recognize opportunity is because it usually goes around wearing overalls looking like hard work.
Thomas A. Edison

I cannot conceive of Israel withdrawing if Arab states do not recognize Israel, within secure borders.
Nelson Mandela
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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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