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Definition express recognition of someone or something; or admit something
  • She acknowledged that she might have forgotten.
acknowledged = admitted
  • It is important to acknowledge the work of others in one's own writing.
  • acknowledge = recognize (give credit to)
  • He never acknowledges his colleagues when they run into him in the hallway
  • acknowledges = expresses recognition
  • She acknowledged his complement with a smile
  • acknowledged = express recognition
  • I force myself to acknowledge Peeta.
    Suzanne Collins  --  The Hunger Games
  • acknowledge = express recognition of
  • She didn't even acknowledge my presence.
    Dave Pelzer  --  The Lost Boy
  • acknowledge = express recognition of
  • It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.
    Jane Austen  --  Pride and Prejudice
  • acknowledged = recognized (agreed upon)
  • Typically, this medal has been our way of acknowledging volunteerism or service to the school.
    R.J. Palacio  --  Wonder
  • acknowledging = expressing recognition of
  • My friends don't acknowledge my existence, but everyone else whispers and stares.
    Stephanie Perkins  --  Anna and the French Kiss
  • acknowledge = express knowing of
  • Big Ma looked around at Papa and Uncle Hammer, but neither of them acknowledged her glance; their eyes were pinned on Mr. Jamison.
    Mildred D. Taylor  --  Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
  • acknowledged = expressed recognition of
  • It was a small thing, the standing; but no one had ever stood automatically to acknowledge Jonas's presence before.
    Lois Lowry  --  The Giver
  • acknowledge = recognize (showing respect)
  • No one acknowledged her warning; no one seemed to have heard it.
    Harper Lee  --  To Kill a Mockingbird
  • acknowledged = expressed recognition of
  • Pilate neither acknowledged her entrance nor missed a beat.
    Toni Morrison  --  Song of Solomon
  • acknowledged = express recognition
  • they would not acknowledge that there was a death at all.
    Walter Dean Myers  --  Fallen Angels
  • acknowledge = confirm (recognize)
  • They would acknowledge publicly that they went against official policy.
    Robert Cormier  --  After the First Death
  • acknowledge = admit
  • Never openly acknowledged what I was, but I think he knew.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Fiend And The Forge
  • acknowledged = recognized
  • I think it would be acknowledged by the most impartial eye to have many recommendations.
    Jane Austen  --  Northanger Abbey
  • acknowledged = recognized
  • Hatton never acknowledged my reaction.
    John Corey Whaley  --  Nogin
  • acknowledged = expressed recognition
  • He saw no fault in the room, he would acknowledge none which they suggested.
    Jane Austen  --  Emma
  • acknowledge = recognize (admit)
  • She returned it almost instantly, acknowledging the likeness.
    Jane Austen  --  Sense and Sensibility
acknowledging = recognizing

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