Definition of "recognised" []

  • 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)
  • Notable; distinguished; honoured. (adjective) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

  • Simple past tense and past participle of recognise. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "recognised" in a sentence
  • "Andrew insists the label recognised their LP was a risk and that they are standing by their decision to make an unconventional release."
  • "On March 1st, the penultimate day before the term recognised by the government expired, the Council of State, a high court in the French tradition that oversees administrative decisions, decided to stay the execution of the government decree, on the grounds that the 30-day period given by the government to make the choice was"
  • "With TCP/IP now a term recognised by one and all, the descendents of Ethernet reign supreme as the cabling infrastructure over which most systems traffic travels from servers to users."