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Meaning of RECOGNITION

Pronunciation:  `rekug'nishun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of preferring; "the preferment went to the younger candidate"
  2. [n]  the process of recognizing something or someone by remembering
  3. [n]  coming to understand something clearly and distinctly; "a growing realization of the risk involved"; "a sudden recognition of the problem he faced"
  4. [n]  approval; "give her recognition for trying"; "he was given credit for his work"; "it is to her credit that she tried"; "the credits were given at the end of the film"
  5. [n]  the state or quality of being recognized or acknowledged
 

RECOGNITION is a 11 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: acknowledgement, acknowledgment, credit, identification, preferment, realisation, realization
 
 See Also: acceptance, apprehension, approval, commemoration, commendation, discernment, identity, memorial, memory, ovation, promotion, remembering, remembrance, salutation, salute, savvy, speaker identification, standing ovation, talker identification, understanding

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Rec`og*ni"tion\, n. [L. recognitio: cf. F.
recognition. See {Recognizance}.]
The act of recognizing, or the state of being recognized;
acknowledgment; formal avowal; knowledge confessed or avowed;
notice.

      The lives of such saints had, at the time of their
      yearly memorials, solemn recognition in the church of
      God.                                     --Hooker.

 

 

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