Synonyms for acknowledges

Grammar : Verb
Spell : ak-nol-ij
Phonetic Transcription : ækˈnɒl ɪdʒ

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Définition of acknowledges

Origin :
  • 1550s, a blend of Middle English aknow (from Old English oncnawan "understand," from on + cnawan "recognize;" see know) and Middle English knowlechen "admit, acknowledge" (c.1200; see knowledge). In the merger, a parasitic -c- slipped in, so that while the kn- became a simple "n" sound (as in know), the -c- stepped up to preserve, in this word, the ancient "kn-" sound. Related: Acknowledged; acknowledging.
  • verb verbally recognize authority
  • verb admit truth or reality of something
  • verb verbally recognize receipt of something
Example sentences :
  • He acknowledges his folly for having ever spoken lightly of matrimony.
  • Extract from : « Clarissa, Volume 2 (of 9) » by Samuel Richardson
  • Later on, too, he intervenes in France and acknowledges the legitimacy of the Republic.
  • Extract from : « The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete » by Emile Zola
  • The Israelite Issa acknowledges the crime of which he is accused.
  • Extract from : « The Unknown Life of Jesus Christ » by Nicolas Notovitch
  • It also acknowledges that many differences of kind are resolvable into differences of degree.
  • Extract from : « Sophist » by Plato
  • Simmias acknowledges that there is cowardice in not probing truth to the bottom.
  • Extract from : « Phaedo » by Plato
  • Is Plato an upholder of the conventional theory of language, which he acknowledges to be imperfect?
  • Extract from : « Cratylus » by Plato
  • Acknowledges the reception of certain resolutions of Congress.
  • Extract from : « The Diplomatic Correspondence of the American Revolution, Vol. IX » by Various
  • When one once acknowledges that she was not a common woman, then all this is easily understood.
  • Extract from : « Chance » by Joseph Conrad
  • But who can be assured that he has the talent if no one acknowledges it?
  • Extract from : « The Poetical Works of William Collins » by William Collins
  • He acknowledges that there are splendid lines, phrases, and whole passages.
  • Extract from : « Four Americans » by Henry A. Beers

Antonyms for acknowledges

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