ag·​nize ag-ˈnīz How to pronounce agnize (audio)
agnized; agnizing

Word History


Latin agnōscere "to recognize, acknowledge" (from ad- ad- + gnōscere, nōscere "to get to know") + -ize, by analogy with Latin recognōscere and recognize

First Known Use

1535, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of agnize was in 1535

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Cite this Entry

“Agnize.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Mar. 2023.

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