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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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Moore: We are asserting exactly the opposite, that the state must acknowledge God and that our freedoms flow from that God, the Judeo-Christian God.
We not only get to know others within a particular oppressed group, but we also acknowledge the prejudiced attitudes we may hold.
Practitioners should incorporate in their engagement letters a statement that the auditor will not release the report until he or she receives the management representation letter in which management specifically acknowledges it is responsible for fairly presenting the financial statements and that it must affirm the truthfulness of the information it provides to the auditor.
We finally mastered the ways of business," they say, "and now you're pushing us to acknowledge ideas that the old-boy network calls flaky.
On appeal, the court found that this notice had not been validly served, as the acknowledgment had happened some time well after the break point, and the consensus of the judges' views was that the lease did not oblige the landlord to acknowledge.
As I showed in my column, even some reviewers who absolve Solzhenitsyn of bigotry, such as Richard Pipes and John Klier, acknowledge this fact.
Gay or straight couples do not need the church to tell them they are blessed but many do want the church to acknowledge that their committed relationships are wholesome and that God's work of sanctification is enabled by that relationship.
In particular, he acknowledges the work of Ann Kale Associates, lighting designers whose talented efforts brought about the illumination of the tower setbacks, George Stonbely, chairman of Clear Channel Spectacolor, who coordinated the restoration work on the globe and the clocks, and Tobin+Parnes senior associate Andrea Dibner, who has worked tirelessly on many details of the restoration over the past two years.
Interestingly enough, while Bader-Saye, turning to Wyschogrod's analysis, wants to stress the "corporeality" of the Jewish people, he does not acknowledge that Wyschogrod's analysis rests largely on the portrait of the Jews found in the five books of Moses.
But the literary establishment--both white and black literary critics--has been loath to acknowledge or even recognize obvious signs of psychological import in black novels, largely in what appears to be an attempt to categorize (and easily relegate?
Yet he has become a powerful voice in this campaign precisely because he is at least willing to acknowledge a frightened and frustrated segment of working,class America that is left out of contemporary politics.
He concludes, unpersuasively in my view, that Seligman's defense of knowledge transcending class loyalties involved a class affiliation that he was loath to acknowledge.