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Synonyms for acknowledge

Synonyms for acknowledge

to recognize, often reluctantly, the reality or truth of

to express recognition of

Synonyms for acknowledge

declare to be true or admit the existence or reality or truth of

report the receipt of

express recognition of the presence or existence of, or acquaintance with


express obligation, thanks, or gratitude for

accept as legally binding and valid

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accept (someone) to be what is claimed or accept his power and authority

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In the 1990s, most people realize it is socially desirable to give lip-service to acknowledging diversity.
Many of these employees felt that affidavits acknowledging paternity were often signed in the flush of excitement over the birth of a child, and some even expressed concerns that a mother's new boyfriend might acknowledge paternity knowing that he was not the father, "out of kindness, pity or foolishness.
Without actually mentioning gay men or lesbians, the church sidestepped the question of same-sex marriage and released a statement acknowledging that many unmarried church members are "living in other lifelong, committed relationships.
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Walker recognizes the African American and Native American strands of her ancestry, but has more difficulty acknowledging the white blood in her veins, the blood of her great-great-grandfather who raped an eleven-year-old slave - Walker's great-great-grandmother.
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and Turkey are covering up a historical wrong and sending an immoral message by not acknowledging it as a genocide.
Ottawa--By a vote of 153-68 the House of Commons on April 21, 2004, passed a Bloc Quebecois motion acknowledging the brutal treatment of Armenians by the Turks in the Ottoman Empire as an act of genocide and a crime against humanity.
For some people, acknowledging porn is tantamount to admitting loneliness.
The DWAA honors were held in New York last week, acknowledging 30 top recipients selected among hundreds of submissions from across the country.
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They started out by acknowledging they didn't do a good job of reaching out to the gay community in Miami," Quinn says, referring to the city where Versace was killed.