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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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September 11 - Ms Brunton acknowledges a further complaint about Ms Albertides from the Shakespeares and promises to investigate.
This section offers general and practical guidelines for teachers when approached by students who acknowledge a "homosexual orientation.
As discussed during TEI's recent liaison meetings with the Commissioner, officials of the Office of Tax Policy and the Office of Chief Counsel, and separate conversations with representatives of the Office of Professional Responsibility, TEI recommends that the regulations be modified to acknowledge "in-house tax professionals" as a distinct category of tax professionals.
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.
He acknowledges the "girl factor" in dropping by the Kansai while backpacking around Asia, but he also had a strong background in programming front the US, so he figured that finding a job in software would be a good reason to settle.
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.
Disney apparel licensees with whom we've spoken acknowledge hearing rumors of changes, but none will say they've been told by Disney of specific plans.
Bader-Saye acknowledges that there is no consensus within the Jewish tradition on the question.
But when cable offers exciting, fresh series television - think ``The Larry Sanders Show'' in the past, or ``The Sopranos'' this year - it has been considered untoward to acknowledge that.
management must acknowledge its responsibility to present the company's financial statements fairly, and it must affirm the truthfulness of the information it provides to the auditor during the examination.
While I think she overstates it, I'd be among the first to acknowledge that it's a question well worth asking.