Simple past tense and past participle of recognize.(verb)
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Use "recognized" in a sentence
""But then, when we came out of power [with the election of Republican George W. Bush], we recognized -- Hillary recognized, [former White House Chief of Staff] John Podesta recognized, [and now former] President Clinton recognized there was no organization that worked across issues to try and move the debate over the long term in a more progressive direction."
"The group released its debut on Rawkus but inked a deal with Duck Down partly because it appreciated the fact that the label recognized its promotional skills."
"Jeremy Reynolds discovered their band Hockey and, perhaps inadvertently, penned their own minor sensation-not that the label recognized it."