Thesaurus

recognizes

verb
present tense third-person singular of recognize

Synonyms & Antonyms of recognizes

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

Synonyms for recognizes

Words Related to recognizes

Phrases Synonymous with recognizes

Near Antonyms for recognizes

Antonyms for recognizes

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

Synonyms for recognizes

Words Related to recognizes

Near Antonyms for recognizes

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About recognizes

Thesaurus Entries Near recognizes

recognized

recognizes

recognizing

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Recognizes.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/recognizes. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on recognizes

Nglish: Translation of recognizes for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of recognizes for Arabic Speakers

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!