ac`knowl´edge   Pronunciation: ăk`nǒl´ĕj
v. t.1.To own or admit the knowledge of; to recognize as a fact or truth; to declare one's belief in; as, to acknowledge the being of a God.
[imp. & p. p. acknowledged (ăk*nǒl"ĕjd); p. pr. & vb. n. acknowledging (ăk*nǒl"ĕj*ĭng).]
I acknowledge my transgressions.
- Ps. li. 3.
2.To own or recognize in a particular character or relationship; to admit the claims or authority of; to give recognition to.
In all thy ways acknowledge Him.
- Prov. iii. 6.
By my soul, I'll ne'er acknowledge thee.
- Shak.
3.To own with gratitude or as a benefit or an obligation; as, to acknowledge a favor, the receipt of a letter.
4.To own as genuine; to assent to, as a legal instrument, to give it validity; to avow or admit in legal form; as, to acknowledge a deed.
Verb1.acknowledge - declare to be true or admit the existence or reality or truth of; "He admitted his errors"; "She acknowledged that she might have forgotten"
Synonyms: admit
2.acknowledge - report the receipt of; "The program committee acknowledged the submission of the authors of the paper"
Synonyms: receipt
3.acknowledge - express recognition of the presence or existence of, or acquaintance with; "He never acknowledges his colleagues when they run into him in the hallway"; "She acknowledged his complement with a smile"; "it is important to acknowledge the work of others in one's own writing"
Synonyms: notice
4.acknowledge - express obligation, thanks, or gratitude for; "We must acknowledge the kindness she showed towards us"
Synonyms: recognise, recognize
5.acknowledge - accept as legally binding and valid; "acknowledge the deed"
6.acknowledge - accept (someone) to be what is claimed or accept his power and authority; "The Crown Prince was acknowledged as the true heir to the throne"; "We do not recognize your gods"
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