Recognized
Recognize Rec"og*nize (r[e^]k"[o^]g*n[imac]z), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Recognized} (r[e^]k"[o^]g*n[imac]zd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Recognizing} (r[e^]k"[o^]g*n[imac]`z[i^]ng).] [From {Recognizance}; see {Cognition}, and cf. {Reconnoiter}.] [Written also {recognise}.] 1. To know again; to perceive the identity of, with a person or thing previously known; to recover or recall knowledge of. [1913 Webster]

Speak, vassal; recognize thy sovereign queen. --Harte. [1913 Webster]

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. [1913 Webster]

3. To acknowledge acquaintance with, as by salutation, bowing, or the like. [1913 Webster]

4. To show appreciation of; as, to recognize services by a testimonial. [1913 Webster]

5. To review; to re["e]xamine. [Obs.] --South. [1913 Webster]

6. To reconnoiter. [Obs.] --R. Monro. [1913 Webster]

Syn: To acknowledge; avow; confess; own; allow; concede. See {Acknowledge}. [1913 Webster]


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