Synonyms for recognition

Grammar : Noun
Spell : rek-uhg-nish-uhn
Phonetic Transcription : ˌrɛk əgˈnɪʃ ən

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Définition of recognition

Origin :
  • mid-15c., "knowledge of an event or incident; understanding," from Middle French recognition (15c.) and directly from Latin recognitionem (nominative recognitio) "a reviewing, investigation, examination," noun of action from past participle stem of recognoscere "to acknowledge, know again; examine" (see recognize).
  • Sense of "formal avowal of knowledge and approval" is from 1590s; especially acknowledgement of the independence of a country by a state formerly exercising sovereignty (1824). Meaning "a knowing again" is from 1798.
  • noun identification, acknowledgment
  • noun appreciation given
Example sentences :
  • When he came, Paralus looked upon him with a smile of recognition, and said, "My father!"
  • Extract from : « Philothea » by Lydia Maria Child
  • But the recognition of his merit came sooner than could have been expected.
  • Extract from : « The Grand Old Man » by Richard B. Cook
  • After a sort of shyness in the recognition, he turns back with them.
  • Extract from : « Sights from a Steeple (From "Twice Told Tales") » by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • He told them what had happened, the meeting, the recognition.
  • Extract from : « Way of the Lawless » by Max Brand
  • And yet, it seems to me, this is the beginning of our recognition of the Divine.
  • Extract from : « The Conquest of Fear » by Basil King
  • You think, then, that recognition would not be a Poor policy?
  • Extract from : « Punchinello, Vol. 1, No. 6, May 7, 1870 » by Various
  • It was familiar; he felt that some recognition was due, for it was a woman's face.
  • Extract from : « Thoroughbreds » by W. A. Fraser
  • He looked at her as he sat down, but she gave no sign of recognition.
  • Extract from : « The Foolish Lovers » by St. John G. Ervine
  • No sign of recognition; rather a cold, frigid stare, I thought.
  • Extract from : « The Underdog » by F. Hopkinson Smith
  • As in a dream I heard her cry of recognition, and knew that she was gliding toward me.
  • Extract from : « In the Valley » by Harold Frederic

Antonyms for recognition

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