- To recognize the rights, authority, or status of.
- To show recognition or appreciation of.
Middle english aknowlechen, from anglo-french aknowlechier, from a- + knowlechier to acknowledge.
- He acknowledged her presence with a nod.
- The company acknowledged the mistake and apologized.
- She acknowledged the receipt of the letter.
- The government acknowledged the need for a new policy.
- The winner acknowledged the applause of the audience.
Some random words: disaster, nanosecond, flaw