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acknowledge
used in King Lear

3 uses
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Definition
express recognition of someone or something; or admit something
  • His breeding, sir, hath been at my charge: I have so often blush'd to acknowledge him that now I am braz'd to't.
    1.1 — Act 1 Scene 1 — A Room of State in King Lear's Palace (4% in)
  • But I have, sir, a son by order of law, some year elder than this, who yet is no dearer in my account: though this knave came something saucily into the world before he was sent for, yet was his mother fair; there was good sport at his making, and the whoreson must be acknowledged.
    1.1 — Act 1 Scene 1 — A Room of State in King Lear's Palace (8% in)
  • —[To France] For you, great king, I would not from your love make such a stray To match you where I hate; therefore beseech you To avert your liking a more worthier way Than on a wretch whom nature is asham'd Almost to acknowledge hers.
    1.1 — Act 1 Scene 1 — A Room of State in King Lear's Palace (69% in)

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