Definition for recognize

verb as in identify

verb as in acknowledge, understand;

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Example Sentences

To me, the broader lesson from that is recognizing what the issue is.

Maybe by the next election, computers will be better at recognizing the handiwork of other automated manipulators.

The names mentioned above are just a smattering of the people recognized on the list.

From Fortune

“The only way to safeguard the sector is for the government to step in and recognize that fashion and its supply chain is a truly strategic industry for the country, something Italy excels at globally,” he says.

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We as a community need to recognize their power and strength so we have to affirm our family.

We have also seen countries like Sweden recognize Palestine as a state.

But few of us would recognize the name of Dietrich von Hildebrand, a German philosopher-turned-outspoken Nazi antagonist.

I recognize my inability to truly understand these events in the same context or view these events through exactly the same prism.

The trick is to be able to recognize the right one when it comes along.

After all, our bodies are hard wired to recognize the difference between “me” and “not me.”

I assure you, no matter how beautifully we play any piece, the minute Liszt plays it, you would scarcely recognize it!

I hope the French Government will recognize this dashing stroke of d'Amade's by something more solid than a thank you.

He spoke Urdu exceedingly well, and it was difficult in the gloom to recognize him as a European.

In estivo-autumnal malaria the gametes take distinctive ovoid and crescentic forms, and are not difficult to recognize.

The narrow individualism of the nineteenth century refused to recognize the social duty of supporting somebody else's grandmother.


On this page you'll find 163 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to recognize, such as: admit, know, make, note, notice, and observe.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.