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synonyms for acknowledging

  • accept
  • agree
  • defend
  • endorse
  • recognize
  • support
  • accede
  • acquiesce
  • allow
  • approve
  • certify
  • grant
  • own
  • ratify
  • uphold
  • yield
  • attest to
  • defer to
  • subscribe to
  • take an oath
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antonyms for acknowledging

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  • contradict
  • decline
  • deny
  • disagree
  • disapprove
  • dispute
  • oppose
  • protest
  • refuse
  • reject
  • renounce
  • condemn
  • disallow
  • disavow
  • invalidate
  • veto
  • abjure
  • disregard
  • forswear
  • ignore
  • repudiate
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How to use acknowledging in a sentence

In conclusion, I must distress my friend J. M. Barrie (who gave me a first chance) by acknowledging my great debt to him.
FIRST PLAYSA. A. MILNE
They pray for mercy, acknowledging that they are justly punished for forsaking true wisdom.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Grace arose, an angry flush on her face, and barely acknowledging his greeting, turned to go.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
But to challenge reason as a judge of faith, is it not acknowledging that reason can not agree with faith?
SUPERSTITION IN ALL AGES (1732)JEAN MESLIER
He carried himself with true appreciation of the incident, acknowledging more by look than by sign this courtesy.
WHEN VALMOND CAME TO PONTIAC, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
Elizabeth spurned this indirect mode of acknowledging herself guilty.
FOX'S BOOK OF MARTYRSJOHN FOXE
The king, while fully acknowledging Clive's services, thought him guilty of "rapine," and disapproved of his virtual acquittal.
THE POLITICAL HISTORY OF ENGLAND - VOL. X.WILLIAM HUNT
I take this opportunity of acknowledging it; and now allow me to say that for these times you are much too frank and impetuous.
THE CHILDREN OF THE NEW FORESTCAPTAIN MARRYAT
The speech from the throne at the opening of parliament, while acknowledging disaster, contained no hint of giving way.
THE POLITICAL HISTORY OF ENGLAND - VOL. X.WILLIAM HUNT
DeSoto and Condit passed, acknowledging the salutations with joyful yelps.
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WORDS RELATED TO ACKNOWLEDGING

  • acknowledging
  • acquiescent
  • affirmatory
  • affirming
  • approving
  • complying
  • concurring
  • confirmative
  • confirmatory
  • confirming
  • consenting
  • corroborative
  • endorsing
  • favorable
  • positive
  • supporting
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