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  3  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Recognize  \Rec"og*nize\,  v.  i.  (Law) 
  To  enter  an  obligation  of  record  before  a  proper  tribunal; 
  as  A,  B  recognized  in  the  sum  of  twenty  dollars.  [Written 
  also  {recognise}.] 
  Note:  In  legal  usage  in  the  United  States  the  second  syllable 
  is  often  accented. 
  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]: 
  v  1:  discern;  "His  greed  knew  no  limits"  [syn:  {acknowledge},  {know}] 
  2:  be  fully  aware  or  cognizant  of  [syn:  {realize},  {agnize},  {agnise}] 
  3:  detect  with  the  senses  "The  fleeing  convicts  were  picked 
  out  of  the  darkness  by  the  watchful  prison  guards";  "I 
  can't  make  out  the  faces  in  this  photograph"  [syn:  {distinguish}, 
  {discern},  {pick  out},  {make  out},  {tell  apart}] 
  4:  perceive  to  be  the  same 
  5:  grant  credentials  to  as  of  educational  institutions  [syn:  {accredit}] 
  6:  express  greetings  upon  meeting  someone  [syn:  {greet}] 
  7:  express  obligation  for  [syn:  {acknowledge}] 
  8:  show  approval  or  appreciation  of  "My  work  is  not  recognized 
  by  anybody!" 

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