HyperDic: acknowledgement

English > 2 senses of the word acknowledgement:
NOUNstateacknowledgement, recognition, acknowledgmentthe state or quality of being recognized or acknowledged
communicationacknowledgement, acknowledgmenta statement acknowledging something or someone
acknowledgement > pronunciation
Soundsaeknaa'lihjhmahnt; ihknaa'lihjhmahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > acknowledgement: 2 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningThe state or quality of being recognized or acknowledged.
Example "she seems to avoid much in the way of recognition or acknowledgement of feminist work prior to her own"
Synonymsrecognition, acknowledgment
Attributesacknowledgedrecognized or made known or admitted
unacknowledgednot recognized or admitted
BroaderacceptanceThe state of being acceptable and accepted
Spanishagradecimiento, reconocimiento
Catalanagraïment, reconeixement
English > acknowledgement: 2 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA statement acknowledging something or someone.
Synonymacknowledgment
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

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