Definitions of recognize:
  • verb:   detect with the senses
  • verb:   show approval or appreciation of
    Example: "My work is not recognized by anybody!"
  • verb:   exhibit recognition for (an antigen or a substrate)
  • verb:   perceive to be the same
  • verb:   be fully aware or cognizant of
  • verb:   grant credentials to
    Example: "The Regents officially recognized the new educational institution"
  • verb:   accept (someone) to be what is claimed or accept his power and authority
    Example: "We do not recognize your gods"
  • verb:   express obligation, thanks, or gratitude for
  • verb:   express greetings upon meeting someone

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