- 1. admit, acknowledge, declare, adjudge, hold
- usage: declare to be true or admit the existence or reality or truth of; "He admitted his errors"; "She acknowledged that she might have forgotten"
- 2. acknowledge, receipt, communicate, pass on, pass, pass along, put across
- usage: report the receipt of; "The program committee acknowledged the submission of the authors of the paper"
- 3. notice, acknowledge, react, respond
- usage: 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"
- 4. acknowledge, recognize, recognise, thank, give thanks
- usage: express obligation, thanks, or gratitude for; "We must acknowledge the kindness she showed towards us"
- 5. acknowledge, accept
- usage: accept as legally binding and valid; "acknowledge the deed"
- 6. acknowledge, recognize, recognise, know, accept
- usage: 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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- 1. acknowledged (vs. unacknowledged), accepted, recognized, recognised, self-confessed(prenominal), assumptive, declarable, given, granted, putative(prenominal), known
- usage: recognized or made known or admitted; "the acknowledged leader of the community"; "a woman of acknowledged accomplishments"; "his acknowledged error"
- 2. acknowledged, unquestionable (vs. questionable)
- usage: generally accepted
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