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There are 6 meanings of the word Acknowledge.

How to pronounce acknowledge:


Acknowledge - as a verb

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

Example: "He admitted his errors"

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Report the receipt of

Example: "The program committee acknowledged the submission of the authors of the paper"

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

Example: "He never acknowledges his colleagues when they run into him in the hallway"

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Express obligation, thanks, or gratitude for

Example: "We must acknowledge the kindness she showed towards us"

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Accept as legally binding and valid

Example: "Acknowledge the deed"

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

Example: "The crown prince was acknowledged as the true heir to the throne"

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Example Sentences

"She acknowledged his presence with a nod."
"I would like to acknowledge the hard work of my team."
"He failed to acknowledge his mistake."
"She refused to acknowledge her father's achievements."
"The company is quick to acknowledge customer complaints."
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Word Game Points

Is ACKNOWLEDGE a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, acknowledge is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

ACKNOWLEDGE has a SCRABBLE points total of 22.

Is ACKNOWLEDGE a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, acknowledge is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
ACKNOWLEDGE has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 26.

Is ACKNOWLEDGE a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, acknowledge is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
ACKNOWLEDGE has a WORDFEUD points total of 24.

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