to admit to be real or true; recognize the existence, truth, or fact of:
to acknowledge one’s mistakes.
to show or express recognition or realization of:
to acknowledge an acquaintance by nodding.
to recognize the authority, validity, or claims of:
The students acknowledged the authority of the student council.
to show or express appreciation or gratitude for:
to acknowledge a favor.
to indicate or make known the receipt of:
to acknowledge a letter.
to take notice of or reply to:
to acknowledge a greeting.
Law. to confirm as binding or of legal force:
to acknowledge a deed.
There is no distinction we can make, that can free the acknowledger from being a partaker of this sacrilegious robbing of God.
The Life of James Renwick Thomas Houston
(may take a clause as object) to recognize or admit the existence, truth, or reality of
to indicate recognition or awareness of, as by a greeting, glance, etc
to express appreciation or thanks for: to acknowledge a gift
to make the receipt of known to the sender: to acknowledge a letter
to recognize, esp in legal form, the authority, rights, or claims of
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.
to admit to be real or true; recognize the existence, truth, or fact of: to acknowledge one’s mistakes. to show or express recognition or realization of: to acknowledge an acquaintance by nodding. to recognize the authority, validity, or claims of: The students acknowledged the authority of the student council. to show or express appreciation or […]
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abbreviation anterior cruciate ligament Contemporary Examples It takes the skier with an acl tear about a year to get back on the slopes. Down With Downhill Skiing! Bryan Curtis February 15, 2010 Those like ski jumper Sarah Hendrickson who underwent surgery last August to repair two torn ligaments (acl and MCL) in her knee. Media […]
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