The state or quality of being recognized or acknowledged:
— The partners were delighted with the recognition of their work.
— She seems to avoid much in the way of recognition or acknowledgement of feminist work prior to her own.
Roget 550: indication; symbolism, symbolization; semiology, semiotics, semeiology†, semeiotics†; Zeitgeist. [means of recognition: property] characteristic, diagnostic; lineament, feature, ... show more
Roget 505: memory, remembrance; retention, retentiveness; tenacity; veteris vestigia flammae [Lat.]; tablets of the memory; readiness. reminiscence, recognition, recollection, rememoration†; recurrence, flashback; ... show more
Roget 916: gratitude, thankfulness, feeling of obligation, sense of obligation. acknowledgment, recognition, thanksgiving, thanksgiving, giving thanks; thankful good will. thanks, praise, benediction; paean; ... show more
Dutch: bekentenis, ontvangstbevestiging, toekenning, herkenning, dankbetuiging, dankzegging, erkenning
The process of recognizing something or someone by remembering:
— A politician whose recall of names was as remarkable as his recognition of faces.
— Experimental psychologists measure the elapsed time from the onset of the stimulus to its recognition by the observer.
Dutch: erkenning, herkenning
— Give her recognition for trying.
Coming to understand something clearly and distinctly:
— A sudden recognition of the problem he faced.
— Increasing recognition that diabetes frequently coexists with other chronic diseases.
Polish: zrozumienie, pochwycenie, objęcie umysłem, objęcie, ogarnięcie umysłem, pojęcie
biology The ability of one molecule to attach to another molecule that has a complementary shape.
The explicit and formal acknowledgement of a government or of the national independence of a country.
An acceptance (as of a claim) as true and valid.
Dutch: herkenning, erkenning
Polish: uznanie, wola
Designation by the chair granting a person the right to speak in a deliberative body.
Moby thesaurus: acceptance, acclaim, acknowledgment, action, admission, allowance, anagnorisis, angle, apperception, appreciation, appreciativeness, architectonics, architecture, argument, assimilation, atmosphere, attention, avowal, awareness, background ... show more.
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