Recognition Act

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An Recognition Act is an decision act that instantiates a recognition task.



  • (WordNet, 2009) ⇒
    • S: (v) acknowledge, recognize, recognise, know (accept (someone) to be what is claimed or accept his power and authority) "The Crown Prince was acknowledged as the true heir to the throne"; "We do not recognize your gods"
    • S: (v) recognize, recognise, realize, realise, agnize, agnise (be fully aware or cognizant of)
    • S: (v) spot, recognize, recognise, distinguish, discern, pick out, make out, tell apart (detect with the senses) "The fleeing convicts were picked out of the darkness by the watchful prison guards"; "I can't make out the faces in this photograph"
    • S: (v) recognize, recognise (perceive to be the same)
    • S: (v) accredit, recognize, recognise (grant credentials to) "The Regents officially recognized the new educational institution"; "recognize an academic degree"
    • S: (v) greet, recognize, recognise (express greetings upon meeting someone)
    • S: (v) acknowledge, recognize, recognise (express obligation, thanks, or gratitude for) "We must acknowledge the kindness she showed towards us"
    • S: (v) recognize (exhibit recognition for (an antigen or a substrate))
    • S: (v) recognize, recognise (show approval or appreciation of) "My work is not recognized by anybody!"; "The best student was recognized by the Dean"

    • Verb to recognize (third-person singular simple present recognizes, present participle recognizing, simple past and past participle recognized)
      • 1. (transitive) To match something or someone which one currently perceives to a memory of some previous encounter with the same entity.
      • 2. (transitive) Acknowledge the existence or legality of something.; treat as worthy of consideration or valid.
      • 3. (transitive) Acknowledge or consider as something.
      • 4. (transitive) Realize or discover the nature of something; apprehend quality in; realize or admit that.
      • 5. Give an award.