Definition of "recognisable" []

  • To perceive (a person, creature, or thing) to be the same as or belong to the same class as something previously seen or known; know again (verb)
  • To accept or be aware of (a fact, duty, problem, etc) (verb)
  • To give formal acknowledgment of the status or legality of (a government, an accredited representative, etc) (verb)
  • To grant (a person) the right to speak in a deliberative body, debate, etc (verb)
  • To give a token of thanks for (a service rendered, etc) (verb)
  • To make formal acknowledgment of (a claim, etc) (verb)
  • To show approval or appreciation of (something good or pleasing) (verb)
  • To acknowledge or greet (a person), as when meeting by chance (verb)
  • To enter into a recognizance (verb)
  • Able to be recognised. (adjective) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "recognisable" in a sentence
  • "This DA that we are all familiar with is, in short, recognisable as the local peddler of an ideology that is well known internationally."
  • "The Conservative party's "scribbled" tree logo was next worst while the Lib-Dems' "Bird of Liberty" was described as "recognisable" and reflecting the party's commitment to freedom."
  • "The river widens away before us; the flats are green on either side; the mountains are pierced with terraces of rock-cut tombs; while far away inland, apparently on the verge of the desert, we see here a clump of sycamores – yonder a dark hillock – midway between both a confused heap of something that may be either fallen rock or fallen masonry; but nothing that looks like a Temple, nothing to indicate that we are already within recognisable distance of the grandest ruins in the world."