Recognize

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Definition

to recognize (a person): to know, to distinguish (a person)
verb
I hadn't seen Jacob for 20 years, but I recognized him because his face hasn't changed at all.

Examples

  • "Thanks to your initiatives we've been recognized as a progressive and forward-thinking enterprise by the press."
  • "OILS is a globally recognized organization, and we can be sure that any subcontractor who is approved by OILS is completely legitimate: their employees are of legal working age, they are treated fairly and are all paid the minimum wage or above."
  • "A recent survey carried out at Kingston University has shown that an alarming 56% of managers who conduct interviews fail to recognize what constitutes an improper interview question."
  • "I won't be wearing a tie due to this afternoon's mishap, but you should be able to recognize me from the flower and the bloodstains on my trousers."
  • "Do you recognize any landmarks?"
  • "Delavigne Corp has revitalized its image by redesigning one of the most recognized symbols in the world of perfume and cosmetics: the Delavigne logo."
  • "Perhaps you recognize my voice?"
  • "Horatio Oléré was recognized by a mountain goat, who immediately emailed our site, informing us that the millionaire shaman instigated a snowball fight with a band of peaceful Yetis."
  • "The server is currently having trouble recognizing new computer accounts but we are hoping to resolve this problem within a few days."
  • "Bruno : Some of you may recognize Donna's voice from the syndicated radio program "Call Donna" on Radio Rhubarb."

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