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Synonyms for acknowledge

Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

Synonyms for acknowledge

to recognize, often reluctantly, the reality or truth of

to express recognition of

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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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* Establish security practices and policies to protect sensitive information: 76 percent of business owners acknowledge this is important but only 47 percent do it.
In the introductory remarks of PG, Bishop Paul-Andre Durocher impressively states the goal of pastoral care of students in Catholic schools: "to help them be formed in the image of Christ." He acknowledges that "we have not always been sensitive to the particular needs of students with a same-sex orientation." Yet, although making the school community a truly Christian environment is a crucial goal of the resource guide, he wants us to know (unlike Arbour and Blackburn who want gayness "affirmed" and "accepted") that unless the dangers concerning homosexual inclination and practice are faced and accompany the Church's sound pastoral teaching and guidance, we will not succeed in meeting the needs of these students.
If no such definitions exist, then it seems to me that at some point in the future members of minority religions will attempt to assert their right to "acknowledge God" and inevitably someone not of that religion will object and then the courts will try to decide what it means to "acknowledge God."
I think everyone should acknowledge that this is absolutely improper on its face.
The "No" Sandwich: Acknowledge the requester's feelings, decline the appeal, and then thank them.
The need to acknowledge them may not be as obvious as for their more vociferous colleagues, but it runs just as deep.
It is also important to acknowledge our own values and perspectives.
Assessing a page-one December 2001 article that promulgated a bogus tale about biological, chemical and nuclear weapons facilities in Iraq, the editors' note says that "in this case it looks as if we, along with the administration, were taken in." The same tone echoes through an internal memo to the Times newsroom from the paper's executive editor, Bill Keller, on May 26: "The purpose of the [published] note is to acknowledge that we, like many of our competitors and many officials in Washington, were misled on a number of stories by Iraqi informants dealing in misinformation."
The learning goals were to: (1) acknowledge the importance of the issue; (2a) understand that there is no single "Christian" response to the issue; (2b) describe the different responses; (3) identify the reasons behind these responses; (4) recognize that one's specific moral values may not be shared by society at large, or even by other adherents to one's religious tradition.
First, sit down with your mentor and acknowledge that you share his concerns, about both his situation and your own.
To acknowledge the 35th anniversary of Telefilm Canada (which the agency celebrated last year, though its doors didn't open for business until 1968), Take One interviewed the legendary Paul Almond, whose film Act of the Heart was the first one financed by what was then known as the Canadian Film Development Corporation.
Entry will acknowledge that The Architectural Review and d line[TM] international as have the right to reproduce materials in whole or part without payment of copyright (where we are made aware of their names, photographers will be acknowledged).
* Acknowledge that sexual and reproductive rights and health are mainstream in development and key to poverty reduction.
The thing about Danny is he gets sooooo unbelievably stoned that it's sometimes hard to acknowledge the credibility of what he's saying.
The essence of an apology in its simplest form is to acknowledge responsibility for a grievance followed by an expression of regret or remorse.