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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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but said acknowledging a historical wrong should not damage that relationship.
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This year, in an additional undertaking, SBLI USA is recognizing customers who have taken the time to write letters acknowledging the high level of service they have received.
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Acknowledging that you don't know the answer to all their questions is okay.
While acknowledging that he wished fellow Democrats had stayed out of the race, he took comfort knowing that ``every Democrat says they are against the recall, and I take them at their word.
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The Grammys are simply recognizing and acknowledging what's out there and what's good, and he made a good record,'' said Sheryl Crow, whose duet with the Dixie Chicks on ``Strong Enough'' was nominated for best country collaboration with vocals.
Moe's is also planning to arm its customers with two letters they can pick up beginning May 3 -- a letter to their employer requesting the day off and a letter they can send to Congress requesting a bill be passed acknowledging May 5 as an official day to do nothing.
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.