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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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That requires looking in the mirror without flinching, and acknowledging the pain that some of us have endured and the pain that others of us have inflicted.'