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Recognise

Standard spelling of recognize
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Recognize

To know to be something that has been perceived before
Recognize a face.
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Recognise

Show approval or appreciation of;
My work is not recognized by anybody!
The best student was recognized by the Dean
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Recognize

To know or identify from past experience or knowledge
Recognize hostility.
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Recognise

Grant credentials to;
The Regents officially recognized the new educational institution
Recognize an academic degree
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Recognize

To perceive or show acceptance of the validity or reality of
Recognizes the concerns of the tenants.
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Recognise

Detect with the senses;
The fleeing convicts were picked out of the darkness by the watchful prison guards
I can't make out the faces in this photograph
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Recognize

To permit to address a meeting
The club's president recognized the new member.
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Recognise

Express greetings upon meeting someone
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Recognize

To accept officially the national status of as a new government.
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Recognise

Express obligation, thanks, or gratitude for;
We must acknowledge the kindness she showed towards us
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Recognize

To show awareness of; approve of or appreciate
Recognize services rendered.
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Recognise

Be fully aware or cognizant of
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Recognize

To admit the acquaintance of, as by salutation
Recognize an old friend with a cheerful greeting.
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Recognise

Perceive to be the same
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Recognize

(Law) To enter into a recognizance.
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Recognise

Accept (someone) to be what is claimed or accept his power and authority;
The Crown Prince was acknowledged as the true heir to the throne
We do not recognize your gods
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Recognize

(Biology) To exhibit recognition for (an antigen or a substrate, for example).
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Recognize

(transitive) To match (something or someone which one currently perceives) to a memory of some previous encounter with the same person or thing.
I recognised his face immediately, although his voice was different.
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Recognize

(transitive) To acknowledge the existence or legality of; to treat as valid or worthy of consideration.
The US and a number of EU countries are expected to recognize Kosovo on Monday.
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Recognize

To acknowledge or consider (as being a certain thing or having a certain quality or property).
Slavery is widely recognized as immoral.
I recognize that my behaviour has been unacceptable.
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Recognize

(transitive) To realize or discover the nature of something; apprehend quality in.
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Recognize

(transitive) To show formal appreciation of, as with an award, commendation etc.
His services were recognized in a testimonial.
The soldier was recognized in dispatches.
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Recognize

(obsolete) To review; to examine again.
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Recognize

(obsolete) To reconnoiter.
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Recognize

(immunology) To have the property to bind to specific antigens.
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Recognize

To cognize again
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Recognize

To know again; to perceive the identity of, with a person or thing previously known; to recover or recall knowledge of.
Speak, vassal; recognize thy sovereign queen.
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Recognize

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.
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Recognize

To acknowledge acquaintance with, as by salutation, bowing, or the like.
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Recognize

To show appreciation of; as, to recognize services by a testimonial.
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Recognize

To review; to reëxamine.
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Recognize

To reconnoiter.
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Recognize

To enter an obligation of record before a proper tribunal; as, A B recognized in the sum of twenty dollars.
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Recognize

Accept (someone) to be what is claimed or accept his power and authority;
The Crown Prince was acknowledged as the true heir to the throne
We do not recognize your gods
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Recognize

Be fully aware or cognizant of
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Recognize

Detect with the senses;
The fleeing convicts were picked out of the darkness by the watchful prison guards
I can't make out the faces in this photograph
Oct 02, 2018

Recognize

Perceive to be the same
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Recognize

Grant credentials to;
The Regents officially recognized the new educational institution
Recognize an academic degree
Oct 02, 2018

Recognize

Express greetings upon meeting someone
Oct 02, 2018

Recognize

Express obligation, thanks, or gratitude for;
We must acknowledge the kindness she showed towards us
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Recognize

Exhibit recognition for (an antigen or a substrate)
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Recognize

Show approval or appreciation of;
My work is not recognized by anybody!
The best student was recognized by the Dean
Oct 02, 2018

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