Definition of "recognized" []

  • Formally acknowledged or accepted as valid (adjective)
  • Widely accepted as being true (adjective)
  • Known or identifiable (adjective)
  • Formally acknowledged (adjective)
  • Notable; distinguished; honored. (adjective) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

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

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."