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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Recognize  \Rec"og*nize\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Recognized};  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Recognizing}.]  [From  {Recognizance};  see 
  {Cognition},  and  cf  {Reconnoiter}.]  [Written  also 
  1.  To  know  again  to  perceive  the  identity  of  with  a  person 
  or  thing  previously  known  to  recover  or  recall  knowledge 
  Speak,  vassal;  recognize  thy  sovereign  queen. 
  2.  To  avow  knowledge  of  to  allow  that  one  knows  to  consent 
  to  admit  hold  or  the  like  to  admit  with  a  formal 
  acknowledgment;  as  to  recognize  an  obligation;  to 
  recognize  a  consul. 
  3.  To  acknowledge  acquaintance  with  as  by  salutation, 
  bowing,  or  the  like 
  4.  To  show  appreciation  of  as  to  recognize  services  by  a 
  5.  To  review;  to  re["e]xamine.  [Obs.]  --South. 
  6.  To  reconnoiter.  [Obs.]  --R.  Monro. 
  Syn:  To  acknowledge;  avow;  confess;  own  allow  concede.  See 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  1:  generally  approved  or  compelling  recognition;  "several 
  accepted  techniques  for  treating  the  condition";  "his 
  recognized  superiority  in  this  kind  of  work"  [syn:  {accepted}] 
  2:  provided  with  a  secure  reputation;  "a  recognized  authority" 

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