toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

acknowledge
used in Blink

6 uses
(click/touch triangles for details)
Definition
express recognition of someone or something; or admit something
  • It's one thing to acknowledge the enormous power of snap judgments and thin slices but quite another to place our trust in something so seemingly mysterious.
    Two — The Locked Door (14% in)
  • I believe—and I hope that by the end of this book you will believe it as well—that the task of making sense of ourselves and our behavior requires that we acknowledge there can be as much value in the blink of an eye as in months of rational analysis.
    Introduction (99% in)
  • But we also have to acknowledge and understand those circumstances when rapid cognition leads us astray.
    Three — The Warren Harding Error (19% in)
  • Because Warren Harding errors, it turns out, play an enormous, largely unacknowledged role in the car-selling business.
    Three — The Warren Harding Error (74% in)
  • Taking rapid cognition seriously—acknowledging the incredible power, for good and ill, that first impressions play in our lives—requires that we take active steps to manage and control those impressions.
    Three — The Warren Harding Error (99% in)
  • Taking our powers of rapid cognition seriously means we have to acknowledge the subtle influences that can alter or undermine or bias the products of our unconscious.
    Conclusion (76% in)

There are no more uses of "acknowledge" in Blink.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®