verb cog·nize \käg-ˈnīz, ˈkäg-ˌ\

Definition of COGNIZE

transitive verb
cog·niz·er noun

Examples of COGNIZE

  1. <the philosopher's claim that we can never cognize—in a fundamental sense—anything>

Origin of COGNIZE

back-formation from cognizance
First Known Use: circa 1837


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