transitive verb (agnized; agnizing) Etymology: Latin agnoscere to acknowledge (from ad- + noscere to know) + English -ize (as in recognize) — more at know Date: 1535 archaic recognize, acknowledge

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  • Agnize — Ag*nize ([a^]g*n[imac]z ), v. t. [Formed like recognize, fr. L. agnoscere.] To recognize; to acknowledge. [Archaic] [1913 Webster] I do agnize a natural and prompt alacrity. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • agnize — /ag nuyz , ag nuyz/, v.t., agnized, agnizing. Archaic. to recognize; acknowledge; own. Also, esp. Brit., agnise. [1525 35; < L agn(oscere) to recognize (a(d) AD + (g)noscere to come to know, equiv. to gno know + scere ESCE) + IZE, modeled on… …   Universalium

  • agnize — verb to recognize, to acknowledge …   Wiktionary

  • agnize — ag·nize …   English syllables

  • agnize — Same as agnise …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • agnize — verb be fully aware or cognizant of • Syn: ↑recognize, ↑recognise, ↑realize, ↑realise, ↑agnise • Derivationally related forms: ↑realisation (for: ↑reali …   Useful english dictionary

  • ag|no|men — «ag NOH muhn», noun, plural nom|i|na « NOM uh nuh». 1. an additional name given to an ancient Roman to commemorate some characteristic or achievement, as in Publius Cornelius Scipio Africanus (so called because of his victories in Africa against… …   Useful english dictionary

  • agnise — v. 1. be fully aware or cognizant of. Syn: recognize, realize, agnize. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • agnomen — agnominal /ag nom euh nl/, adj. /ag noh meuhn/, n., pl. agnomina / nom euh neuh/. 1. an additional, fourth name given to a person by the ancient Romans in allusion to some achievement or other circumstance, as Africanus in Publius Cornelius… …   Universalium

  • Consent — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Consent >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 consent consent Sgm: N 1 assent assent &c. 488 Sgm: N 1 acquiescence acquiescence Sgm: N 1 approval approval &c. 931 Sgm: N 1 compliance compliance …   English dictionary for students

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