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acknowledge

v. 1) generally to admit something, whether bad, good or indifferent. 2) to verify to a Notary Public or other officer (such as a County Clerk) that the signer executed (wrote, signed) the document like a deed, lease, or power of attorney, to make it certified as legal and suitable for recording. (See: acknowledgment)

acknowledge

(Declare), verb admit, affirm, ascribe, assert, asseverate, attest to, avow, bear witness, certify, depose, disclose, endorse, express, implicate oneeelf, state, swear

acknowledge

(Respond), verb accede, agree, be responsive, concur, ratify, rejoin, remark, reply, signify assent

acknowledge

(Verify), verb admit, admit a right, admit the charge, concede, confess, confirm, defer to, recognize authority of, testify, yield
Associated concepts: acknowledge a document, acknowlldge the signatures on a will
See also: abide, accede, accept, adduce, admit, agree, allow, answer, appreciate, approve, assent, attest, authorize, avouch, avow, bear, betray, certify, communicate, comply, comprehend, concede, concur, confess, correspond, corroborate, defer, disclose, fulfill, grant, hear, keep, note, notice, observe, posit, prescriptive, profess, recognize, reply, respond, return, reveal, sign, subscribe, uphold, vouch, witness
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Schneerson, a widely acclaimed Jewish leader, argued that reciting a nondenominational prayer acknowledging the creator and dependence on him was critical to a child's development.