recognise has definitions from the field of education
1
[ verb ] be fully aware or cognizant of

Related terms

know know find realization

2
[ verb ] discern

Examples

"His greed knew no limits"

3
[ verb ] express obligation, thanks, or gratitude for

Examples

"We must acknowledge the kindness she showed towards us"

4
[ verb ] express greetings upon meeting someone

Synonyms

greet recognize

5
[ verb ] detect with the senses

Examples

"The fleeing convicts were picked out of the darkness by the watchful prison guards" "I can't make out the faces in this photograph"

6
[ verb ] (education) grant credentials to

Synonyms

recognize accredit

Examples

"The Regents officially recognized the new educational institution" "recognize an academic degree"

Related terms

license accreditation

7
[ verb ] show approval or appreciation of

Synonyms

recognize

Examples

"My work is not recognized by anybody!" "The best student was recognized by the Dean"

Related terms

prize honor rubricate

8
[ verb ] perceive to be the same

Synonyms

recognize

Related terms

remember identify know

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