HyperDic: recognize

English > 9 senses of the word recognize:
VERBcognitionrecognize, acknowledge, recognise, knowaccept (someone) to be what is claimed or accept his power and authority
cognitionrecognize, recognise, realize, realise, agnize, agnisebe fully aware or cognizant of
perceptionrecognize, spot, recognise, distinguish, discern, pick out, make out, tell apartdetect with the senses
cognitionrecognize, recogniseperceive to be the same
socialrecognize, accredit, recognisegrant credentials to
communicationrecognize, greet, recogniseexpress greetings upon meeting someone
communicationrecognize, acknowledge, recogniseexpress obligation, thanks, or gratitude for
stativerecognizeexhibit recognition for (an antigen or a substrate)
socialrecognize, recogniseshow approval or appreciation of
recognize > pronunciation
Soundsreh'kahgnay.z
Rhymesactualize ... womanize: 266 rhymes with ayz...
English > recognize: 9 senses > verb 1, cognition
MeaningAccept (someone) to be what is claimed or accept his power and authority.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example "We do not recognize your gods"
Synonymsacknowledge, recognise, know
BroaderacceptConsider or hold as true
Spanishadmitir, reconocer, saber
Catalanreconèixer, saber
English > recognize: 9 senses > verb 2, cognition
MeaningBe fully aware or cognizant of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Synonymsrecognise, 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 > recognize: 9 senses > verb 3, perception
Meaningdetect with the senses.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymsspot, recognise, 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 > recognize: 9 senses > verb 4, cognition
Meaningperceive to be the same.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymrecognise
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
Nounsrecognitionthe process of recognizing something or someone by remembering
English > recognize: 9 senses > verb 5, social
Meaninggrant credentials to.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Examples
  • "The Regents officially recognized the new educational institution"
  • "recognize an academic degree"
Synonymsaccredit, recognise
Broaderlicense, licence, certifyauthorize officially
Spanishacreditar, reconocer
Catalanacreditar
English > recognize: 9 senses > verb 6, communication
MeaningExpress greetings upon meeting someone.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymsgreet, recognise
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 > recognize: 9 senses > verb 7, communication
MeaningExpress obligation, thanks, or gratitude for.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsacknowledge, recognise
Narrowerappreciaterecognize with gratitude
Broaderthank, give thanksExpress gratitude or show appreciation to
Spanishreconocer
English > recognize: 9 senses > verb 8, stative
MeaningExhibit recognition for (an antigen or a substrate) .
PatternSomething ----s something
BroaderbeHave the quality of being
English > recognize: 9 senses > verb 9, social
Meaningshow approval or appreciation of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Examples
  • "My work is not recognized by anybody!"
  • "The best student was recognized by the Dean"
Synonymrecognise
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

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