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recognize 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/ˈrekigˌnīz/,/ˈrekə(g)ˌnīz/,
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recognised, past participle; recognises, 3rd person singular present; recognising, present participle; recognised, past tense; recognized, past tense; recognizes, 3rd person singular present; recognizing, present participle; recognized, past participle;
  1. Identify (someone or something) from having encountered them before; know again
    • - I recognized her when her wig fell off
    • - Julia hardly recognized Jill when they met
  2. Identify from knowledge of appearance or character
    • - Pat is very good at recognizing wildflowers
  3. (of a computer or other machine) Automatically identify and respond correctly to (a sound, printed character, etc.)

  4. Acknowledge the existence, validity, or legality of
    • - the defense is recognized in Mexican law
    • - he was recognized as an international authority
    • - it is important to recognize that a variety of indirect forms of discrimination operate
  5. Officially regard (a qualification) as valid or proper
    • - these qualifications are recognized by the Department of Education
    • - courses that lead to recognized qualifications
  6. Grant diplomatic recognition to (a country or government)
    • - they were refusing to recognize the puppet regime
  7. Show official appreciation of; reward formally
    • - his work was recognized by an honorary degree from Georgetown University
  8. (of a person presiding at a meeting or debate) Call on (someone) to speak


  1. acknowledge: accept (someone) to be what is claimed or accept his power and authority; "The Crown Prince was acknowledged as the true heir to the throne"; "We do not recognize your gods"
  2. be fully aware or cognizant of
  3. spot: detect with the senses; "The fleeing convicts were picked out of the darkness by the watchful prison guards"; "I can't make out the faces in this photograph"
  4. perceive to be the same
  5. accredit: grant credentials to; "The Regents officially recognized the new educational institution"; "recognize an academic degree"
  6. greet: express greetings upon meeting someone
  7. acknowledge: express obligation, thanks, or gratitude for; "We must acknowledge the kindness she showed towards us"
  8. exhibit recognition for (an antigen or a substrate)
  9. show approval or appreciation of; "My work is not recognized by anybody!"; "The best student was recognized by the Dean"
  10. (recognized) accepted: generally approved or compelling recognition; "several accepted techniques for treating the condition"; "his recognized superiority in this kind of work"
  11. (recognized) provided with a secure reputation; "a recognized authority"
  12. Recall in memory refers to the retrieval of events or information from the past. Along with encoding and storage, it is one of the three core processes of memory. There are three main types of recall: free recall, cued recall and serial recall. ...
  13. "Recognize" is the second single released from The LOX's second album, We Are the Streets. It was produced by DJ Premier and featured Eve on the chorus. The single wasn't as successful as the group's previous three, but it did make it to 94 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs and 13 on the Hot Rap Singles.
  14. To match something or someone which one currently perceives to a memory of some previous encounter with the same entity; To acknowledge the existence or legality of something. ...
  15. (recognized) Notable; distinguished; honored
  16. (Recognized) acknowledged as a Standard breed.
  17. (Recognized) Gains or losses that occur when an asset is re-valued or sold.
  18. (Recognized) Recognition indicates that a school has been granted approval from a separate organization. This term has different meanings in different places.
  19. (recognized) focuses on technical proficiency and reputation;
  20. (recognizing) saying or feeling that something is right or true
  21. define and articulate the need for information and identify a variety of types and formats of potential sources for information.
  22. To be willing to acknowledge. To know or identify from past experience or knowledge.
  23. means to remember that you’ve seen or heard something before. What's the word?
  24. to see someone and know who the person is
  25. the keys to the  English language, the basic  units from which all words are  made