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1. recognition

noun. ['ˌrɛkəgˈnɪʃən, ˌrɛkɪgˈnɪʃən'] the state or quality of being recognized or acknowledged.

Synonyms

  • acknowledgment
  • acknowledged
  • acceptance
  • acknowledgement

Antonyms

  • unacknowledged
  • rejection
  • questionable
  • unpermissiveness

Etymology

  • recognitionem (Latin)

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How do you pronounce recognition?

Pronounce recognition as ˌrɛkɪgˈnɪʃən.

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Example sentences of the word recognition


1. Noun, singular or mass
It is the duty of an assistant manager to formulate recognition programs that reward excellent performances.

Quotes containing the word recognition


1. To me, photography is the simultaneous recognition, in a fraction of a second, of the significance of an event.
- Henri Cartier-Bresson

2. Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition.
- Alexander Smith

3. The recognition of the art that informs all pure science need not mean the abandonment for it of all present art, rather it will mean the completion of the transformation of art that has already begun.
- John Desmond Bernal

2. recognition

noun. ['ˌrɛkəgˈnɪʃən, ˌrɛkɪgˈnɪʃən'] the process of recognizing something or someone by remembering.

Synonyms

  • identification
  • identity
  • memory
  • speaker identification
  • talker identification

Antonyms

  • disapprobation
  • dislike
  • dishonor
  • criticize

Etymology

  • recognitionem (Latin)

3. recognition

noun. ['ˌrɛkəgˈnɪʃən, ˌrɛkɪgˈnɪʃən'] approval.

Synonyms

  • ovation
  • credit
  • salutation
  • remembrance
  • commendation
  • approval
  • salute
  • standing ovation
  • commemoration

Antonyms

  • tasteful
  • tasteless
  • folly
  • imprudence

Etymology

  • recognitionem (Latin)

4. recognition

noun. ['ˌrɛkəgˈnɪʃən, ˌrɛkɪgˈnɪʃən'] coming to understand something clearly and distinctly.

Synonyms

  • discernment
  • apprehension
  • understanding
  • realisation
  • realization

Antonyms

  • volatile storage
  • software
  • non-volatile storage
  • nonvolatile storage

Etymology

  • recognitionem (Latin)

5. recognition

noun. ['ˌrɛkəgˈnɪʃən, ˌrɛkɪgˈnɪʃən'] designation by the chair granting a person the right to speak in a deliberative body.

Synonyms

  • designation
  • naming
  • assignment

Antonyms

  • distrust
  • debit
  • cash
  • nonpayment

Etymology

  • recognitionem (Latin)

6. recognition

noun. ['ˌrɛkəgˈnɪʃən, ˌrɛkɪgˈnɪʃən'] an acceptance (as of a claim) as true and valid.

Synonyms

  • credence

Antonyms

  • judiciousness
  • injudiciousness

Etymology

  • recognitionem (Latin)

7. recognition

noun. ['ˌrɛkəgˈnɪʃən, ˌrɛkɪgˈnɪʃən'] the explicit and formal acknowledgement of a government or of the national independence of a country.

Synonyms

  • diplomacy

Antonyms

  • unperceptive
  • known

Etymology

  • recognitionem (Latin)

8. recognition

noun. ['ˌrɛkəgˈnɪʃən, ˌrɛkɪgˈnɪʃən'] (biology) the ability of one molecule to attach to another molecule that has a complementary shape.

Antonyms

  • unknown

Etymology

  • recognitionem (Latin)
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