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Definition 1: a statement acknowledging something or someone - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where acknowledgement or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • she must have seen him but she gave no sign of acknowledgment
  • the preface contained an acknowledgment of those who had helped her

Synonyms for acknowledgement in the sense of this definition

(acknowledgement is a kind of ...) what a communication that is about something is about

(... is a kind of acknowledgement ) a list of acknowledgements of those who contributed to the creation of a film (usually run at the end of the film)

(... is a kind of acknowledgement ) an acknowledgment of the truth of something

(... is a kind of acknowledgement ) a polite refusal of an invitation

(... is a kind of acknowledgement ) an expression of sympathy with another's grief

"they sent their condolences"

(... is a kind of acknowledgement ) an acknowledgment of your error or guilt

(... is a kind of acknowledgement ) an expression of regret at having caused trouble for someone

"he wrote a letter of apology to the hostess"

(... is a kind of acknowledgement ) grasping and shaking a person's hand (as to acknowledge an introduction or to agree on a contract)

(... is a kind of acknowledgement ) an acknowledgment that can be used to say hello or goodbye (aloha is Hawaiian and ciao is Italian)

(... is a kind of acknowledgement ) (usually plural) an acknowledgment or expression of good will (especially on meeting)

(... is a kind of acknowledgement ) an acknowledgment or expression of goodwill at parting

(... is a kind of acknowledgement ) an acknowledgment (usually tangible) that payment has been made

(... is a kind of acknowledgement ) an acknowledgment of appreciation

Definition 2: the state or quality of being recognized or acknowledged - [noun denoting state]

Samples where acknowledgement or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the partners were delighted with the recognition of their work
  • she seems to avoid much in the way of recognition or acknowledgement of feminist work prior to her own

Synonyms for acknowledgement in the sense of this definition

(acknowledgement is a kind of ...) the state of being acceptable and accepted

"torn jeans received no acceptance at the country club"

(... are attributes of acknowledgement) recognized or made known or admitted

"the acknowledged leader of the community" "a woman of acknowledged accomplishments" "his acknowledged error"

(... are attributes of acknowledgement) not recognized or admitted

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