HyperDic: acknowledgment

English > 3 senses of the word acknowledgment:
NOUNstateacknowledgment, recognition, acknowledgementthe state or quality of being recognized or acknowledged
communicationacknowledgment, citation, cite, credit, reference, mention, quotationa short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage
communicationacknowledgment, acknowledgementa statement acknowledging something or someone
acknowledgment > pronunciation
Soundsaeknaa'lihjhmahnt; ihknaa'lihjhmahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > acknowledgment: 3 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningThe state or quality of being recognized or acknowledged.
Synonymsrecognition, acknowledgement
Attributesacknowledgedrecognized or made known or admitted
unacknowledgednot recognized or admitted
BroaderacceptanceThe state of being acceptable and accepted
Spanishagradecimiento, reconocimiento
Catalanagraïment, reconeixement
Verbsacknowledgeaccept (someone) to be what is claimed or accept his power and authority
acknowledgedeclare to be true or admit the existence or reality or truth of
English > acknowledgment: 3 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage.
Example "the acknowledgments are usually printed at the front of a book"
Synonymscitation, cite, credit, reference, mention, quotation
Narrowercross-reference, cross-indexA reference at one place in a work to information at another place in the same work
photo creditA note acknowledging the source of a published photograph
Broadernote, annotation, notationA comment or instruction (usually added)
Spanishcita, mención, referencia, remisión
Catalancitació, cita, menció, remissió
Verbsacknowledgeexpress recognition of the presence or existence of, or acquaintance with
English > acknowledgment: 3 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningA statement acknowledging something or someone.
Examples
  • "she must have seen him but she gave no sign of acknowledgment"
  • "the preface contained an acknowledgment of those who had helped her"
Synonymacknowledgement
NarroweradmissionAn acknowledgment of the truth of something
aloha, ciaoAn acknowledgment that can be used to say hello or goodbye (aloha is Hawaiian and ciao is Italian)
apologyAn expression of regret at having caused trouble for someone
condolence, commiserationAn expression of sympathy with another's grief
creditsA list of acknowledgements of those who contributed to the creation of a film (usually run at the end of the film)
declination, regretsA polite refusal of an invitation
farewell, word of farewellAn acknowledgment or expression of goodwill at parting
greeting, salutation(usually plural) an acknowledgment or expression of good will (especially on meeting)
handshake, shake, handshaking, handclaspgrasping and shaking a person's hand (as to acknowledge an introduction or to agree on a contract)
mea culpaAn acknowledgment of your error / error or guilt
receiptAn acknowledgment (usually tangible) that payment has been made
thanksAn acknowledgment of appreciation
Broadermessage, content, subject matter, substanceWhat a communication that is about something is about
Spanishgratitud, muestra de agradecimiento, reconocimiento
Catalangratitud, reconeixement
Verbsacknowledgeaccept (someone) to be what is claimed or accept his power and authority
acknowledgeexpress obligation, thanks, or gratitude for
acknowledgeexpress recognition of the presence or existence of, or acquaintance with

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