HyperDic: recognise

English > 8 senses of the word recognise:
VERBsocialrecognise, recognizeshow approval or appreciation of
socialrecognise, accredit, recognizegrant credentials to
perceptionrecognise, spot, recognize, distinguish, discern, pick out, make out, tell apartdetect with the senses
communicationrecognise, greet, recognizeexpress greetings upon meeting someone
communicationrecognise, acknowledge, recognizeexpress obligation, thanks, or gratitude for
cognitionrecognise, recognize, realize, realise, agnize, agnisebe fully aware or cognizant of
cognitionrecognise, recognizeperceive to be the same
cognitionrecognise, acknowledge, recognize, knowaccept (someone) to be what is claimed or accept his power and authority
English > recognise: 8 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningshow approval or appreciation of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymrecognize
Narrowerhonor, honour, rewardbestow honor or rewards upon
rubricateplace in the church calendar as a red-letter day honoring a saint
Broaderprize, value, treasure, appreciatehold dear
Spanishadmitir, reconocer
Catalanadmetre, reconèixer
English > recognise: 8 senses > verb 2, social
Meaninggrant credentials to.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymsaccredit, recognize
Broaderlicense, licence, certifyauthorize officially
Spanishacreditar, reconocer
Catalanacreditar
English > recognise: 8 senses > verb 3, perception
Meaningdetect with the senses.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymsspot, recognize, distinguish, discern, pick out, make out, tell apart
Entailsperceive, comprehendTo become aware of through the senses
Narrowerdiscriminatedistinguish
resolvemake clearly visible
Spanishdetectar, discernir, distinguir, percibir, reconocer, sentir, vislumbrar
Catalanalbirar, detectar, dicenrnir, discernir, distingir, reconèixer, sentir
English > recognise: 8 senses > verb 4, communication
MeaningExpress greetings upon meeting someone.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymsgreet, recognize
Narrowercurtsy, bobmake a curtsy
hail, heraldgreet enthusiastically or joyfully
salutegreet in a friendly way
salute, presentrecognize with a gesture prescribed by a military regulation
salutehonor with a military ... / military ceremony, as when honoring dead soldiers
say farewellsay good-bye or bid farewell
shake handsTake someone's hands and shake them as a gesture of greeting or congratulation
welcome, receivebid welcome to
wish, bidInvoke upon
Broaderaddress, accost, come up tospeak to someone
Spanishsaludar
Catalansaludar
English > recognise: 8 senses > verb 5, communication
MeaningExpress obligation, thanks, or gratitude for.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsacknowledge, recognize
Narrowerappreciaterecognize with gratitude
Broaderthank, give thanksExpress gratitude or show appreciation to
Spanishreconocer
English > recognise: 8 senses > verb 6, cognition
MeaningBe fully aware or cognizant of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Synonymsrecognize, realize, realise, agnize, agnise
Narrowerknowknow the nature or character of
Broaderknow, cognize, cogniseBe cognizant or aware of a fact or a specific piece of information
Spanishadvertir, comprender, entender, reconocer
Catalanadvertir, reconèixer
English > recognise: 8 senses > verb 7, cognition
Meaningperceive to be the same.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymrecognize
EntailsknowBe familiar or acquainted with a person or an object
NarroweridentifyConsider to be equal or the same
Broaderremember, retrieve, recall, call back, call up, recollect, thinkrecall knowledge from memory
Spanishreconocer
Catalanreconèixer
English > recognise: 8 senses > verb 8, cognition
MeaningAccept (someone) to be what is claimed or accept his power and authority.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymsacknowledge, recognize, know
BroaderacceptConsider or hold as true
Spanishadmitir, reconocer, saber
Catalanreconèixer, saber

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