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ac·knowl·edge

acknowledge

 
 
pronunciation:
aek na lihj
part of speech: verb
inflections: acknowledges, acknowledging, acknowledged
definition 1: to admit the truth or existence of.
She would not acknowledge her mistake.
synonyms:
accept, affirm, concede, grant, recognize
antonyms:
deny, reject
similar words:
concur, confess, credit, know, own up to
definition 2: to show thanks for.
Her grandmother acknowledged the gift with a note of thanks.
synonyms:
appreciate
similar words:
thank
definition 3: to reply to; say that one has received.
I called my friend and acknowledged her invitation.
synonyms:
answer
derivation: acknowledgment (n.)