Definition of Recognize


  • show approval or appreciation of
    "My work is not recognized by anybody!"
    "The best student was recognized by the Dean"
  • exhibit recognition for (an antigen or a substrate)
  • express obligation, thanks, or gratitude for
    "We must acknowledge the kindness she showed towards us"
  • express greetings upon meeting someone
  • grant credentials to
    "The Regents officially recognized the new educational institution"
    "recognize an academic degree"
  • perceive to be the same
  • 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"
    - pick out - make out - tell apart
  • be fully aware or cognizant of
  • 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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Word games points for the Recognize

  • Scrabble® score of the recognize (21)
  • Word Chums® score of the recognize (26)
  • Words With Friends® score of the recognize (114)

Unscramble recognize

216 unscramble word found using the letters recognize.

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