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

Samples where acknowledgment 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 acknowledgment in the sense of this definition

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

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

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

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

"they sent their condolences"

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

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

"he wrote a letter of apology to the hostess"

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

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

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

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

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

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

Definition 2: a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage - [noun denoting communication]

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

  • the student's essay failed to list several important citations
  • the acknowledgments are usually printed at the front of a book
  • the article includes mention of similar clinical cases

Synonyms for acknowledgment in the sense of this definition

(acknowledgment is a kind of ...) a comment or instruction (usually added)

"his notes were appended at the end of the article" "he added a short notation to the address on the envelope"

(... is a kind of acknowledgment ) a note acknowledging the source of a published photograph

(... is a kind of acknowledgment ) a reference at one place in a work to information at another place in the same work

Definition 3: the state or quality of being recognized or acknowledged - [noun denoting state]

Samples where acknowledgment 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 acknowledgment in the sense of this definition

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

"torn jeans received no acceptance at the country club"

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

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

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

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