Definitions of acknowledge:
  • verb:   accept (someone) to be what is claimed or accept his power and authority
    Example: "The Crown Prince was acknowledged as the true heir to the throne"
  • verb:   accept as legally binding and valid
    Example: "Acknowledge the deed"
  • verb:   express obligation, thanks, or gratitude for
    Example: "We must acknowledge the kindness she showed towards us"
  • verb:   report the receipt of
    Example: "The program committee acknowledged the submission of the authors of the paper"
  • verb:   declare to be true or admit the existence or reality or truth of
    Example: "She acknowledged that she might have forgotten"
  • verb:   express recognition of the presence or existence of, or acquaintance with
    Example: "He never acknowledges his colleagues when they run into him in the hallway"

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