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Definition of Acknowledge

Acknowledge

  1. 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.
  2. To own or recognize in a particular character or relationship; to admit the claims or authority of; to give recognition to.
  3. To own with gratitude or as a benefit or an obligation; as, to acknowledge a favor, the receipt of a letter.
  4. 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.

Acknowledge Quotations

A man is never more truthful than when he acknowledges himself a liar.
Mark Twain

Most people return small favors, acknowledge medium ones and repay greater ones - with ingratitude.
Benjamin Franklin

Appreciation is the highest form of prayer, for it acknowledges the presence of good wherever you shine the light of your thankful thoughts.
Alan Cohen

Do I need my number retired throughout the course of the league to acknowledge what I've done? No.
Michael Jordan

Those who weep for the happy periods which they encounter in history acknowledge what they want; not the alleviation but the silencing of misery.
Albert Camus
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Acknowledge Translations

acknowledge in Dutch is agnosceren, als waarheid aannemen
acknowledge in German is anerkennen, quittieren, Vereinbarung
acknowledge in Latin is confiteor confessus, agnosco

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