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Synonyms for recognition

Synonyms for recognition

favorable notice, as of an achievement

Synonyms for recognition

the state or quality of being recognized or acknowledged

the process of recognizing something or someone by remembering

coming to understand something clearly and distinctly

(biology) the ability of one molecule to attach to another molecule that has a complementary shape

the explicit and formal acknowledgement of a government or of the national independence of a country

an acceptance (as of a claim) as true and valid

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designation by the chair granting a person the right to speak in a deliberative body

References in classic literature ?
Recognition in this sense does not necessarily involve more than a habit of association: the kind of object we are seeing at the moment is associated with the word "cat," or with an auditory image of purring, or whatever other characteristic we may happen to recognize in.
A Complex action is one in which the change is accompanied by such Reversal, or by Recognition, or by both.
FEELING is, among our Women and lower classes -- about our upper classes I shall speak presently -- the principal test of recognition, at all events between strangers, and when the question is, not as to the individual, but as to the class.
The taking of Departure, if not the last sight of the land, is, perhaps, the last professional recognition of the land on the part of a sailor.
Ought we to return with her to Limmeridge, now that she is like herself again, and trust to the recognition of her by the people of the village, or by the children at the school?
In recognition of this munificent patronage of the State's languishing industries, the Governor commissioned him a colonel.
Yonder where the storms rush down into the sea, and the snout of the mountain drinketh water, shall each on a time have his day and night watches, for HIS testing and recognition.
But they never cease, for a single instant, to instil into the working class the clearest possible recognition of the hostile antagonism between bourgeoisie and proletariat, in order that the German workers may straightaway use, as so many weapons against the bourgeoisie, the social and political conditions that the bourgeoisie must necessarily introduce along with its supremacy, and in order that, after the fall of the reactionary classes in Germany, the fight against the bourgeoisie itself may immediately begin.