Definition of acknowledge :
1. To of 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.
2. To own as genuine; to assent to, as a legal instrument, to give it validity; to avow or admit in legal form; as, to acknowledgea deed.
3. To own or recognize in a particular character or relationship; to admit the claims or authority of; to give recognition to.
4. To own with gratitude or as a benefit or an obligation; as, to acknowledge a favor, the receipt of a letter.
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answer (part of speech: verb)
attribute (part of speech: verb)
affirm (part of speech: verb)
profess, propound, accept, ratify, pledge, validate, contend, certify, affirm, declare, promise, corroborate, express, maintain, sustain, submit, endorse, attest, warrant, verify, claim, adjure, testify, admit, assert, approve, support, proclaim, state, avouch, aver, pronounce, assure, set down
correspond (part of speech: verb)
respond (part of speech: verb)
greet (part of speech: verb)
- The people of whose history we know the least are the relations we refuse to acknowledge. - "The Parisians, Book 11.", Edward Bulwer-Lytton.
- Do you acknowledge that? - "Daisy in the Field", Elizabeth Wetherell.
- You have lived in Burgsdorf ever since your marriage; you must acknowledge that yourself! - "The Northern Light", E. Werner.