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Another word for recognize

  1. To perceive to be identical with something held in the memory

      1. To perceive directly; grasp in the mind with clarity or certainty.
      2. To regard as true beyond doubt:
      3. To have a practical understanding of, as through experience; be skilled in:
  2. To establish the identification of

      1. any of the five jointed parts projecting from the palm of the hand; esp., any of these other than the thumb
      2. the part of a glove that covers one of these parts
      3. anything resembling a finger in shape or use; specif., a short strip of chicken, fish, etc., breaded and deep-fried
      1. An area with definite or indefinite boundaries; a portion of space.
      2. Room or space, especially adequate space:
      3. The particular portion of space occupied by or allocated to a person or thing.
      1. A very small or sharp point:
      2. A point on a map marking a precise location or target.
      3. A very small amount of something:
      1. To establish or recognize the identity of; ascertain as a certain person or thing:
      2. To determine the taxonomic classification of (an organism).
      3. To ascertain as having a certain characteristic or feature:
  3. To express recognition of

      1. To grant to be real, valid, or true; acknowledge or concede:
      2. To disclose or confess (guilt or an error, for example).
      3. To afford opportunity for; permit:
      1. To admit the existence or truth of:
      2. To express recognition of; make notice of:
      3. To express gratitude or appreciation for or to:

Another word for recognize

  1. To know again

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  2. To acknowledge

  3. To acknowledge the legality of a government