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Overview of verb recognise

The verb recognise has 8 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. recognize, recognise

(show approval or appreciation of; "My work is not recognized by anybody!"; "The best student was recognized by the Dean")

2. accredit, recognize, recognise

(grant credentials to; "The Regents officially recognized the new educational institution"; "recognize an academic degree")

3. spot, recognize, recognise, distinguish, discern, pick out, make out, tell apart

(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")

4. greet, recognize, recognise

(express greetings upon meeting someone)

5. acknowledge, recognize, recognise

(express obligation, thanks, or gratitude for; "We must acknowledge the kindness she showed towards us")

6. recognize, recognise, realize, realise, agnize, agnise

(be fully aware or cognizant of)

7. recognize, recognise

(perceive to be the same)

8. acknowledge, recognize, recognise, know

(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")


Overview of adj recognised

The adj recognised has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. recognized, recognised

(provided with a secure reputation; "a recognized authority")

2. accepted, recognized, recognised

(generally approved or compelling recognition; "several accepted techniques for treating the condition"; "his recognized superiority in this kind of work")

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