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recognize

verb

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1 to have a clear idea of
  • finally recognized that we were hopelessly lost

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2 to show appreciation, respect, or affection for (someone) with a public celebration
  • an awards banquet to recognize local heroes

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The first known use of recognize was in 1537

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“Recognize.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/recognize. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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