Lengua inglesa
recognize or recognise
verb (recognized , recognizing )
1 to identify (a person or thing known or experienced before).
2 to admit or be aware of something recognized his mistakes .
3 to show approval of and gratitude for something; to reward something recognized her courage by giving her a medal .
4 to acknowledge the status or legality of (especially a government or state).
5 to acknowledge something.
6 to accept something as valid recognize the authority of the court .
[15c: from Latin recognoscere , from cognoscere to know]
recognition noun
1 the act or state of recognizing or being recognized.
2 acknowledgement.
3 a token or indication of recognizing.
recognizable adjective .
recognizably adverb .
recognizer noun .

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