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According to WordNet, the verb "acknowledge" has 6 sense(s).

200740449 accept as legally binding and valid; "acknowledge the deed".

201059123 express recognition of the presence or existence of, or acquaintance with; "He never acknowledges his colleagues when they run into him in the hallway"; "She acknowledged his complement with a smile"; "it is important to acknowledge the work of others in one's own writing".

200892467 express obligation, thanks, or gratitude for; "We must acknowledge the kindness she showed towards us".

200892698 report the receipt of; "The program committee acknowledged the submission of the authors of the paper".

200592883 accept (someone) to be what is claimed or accept his power and authority; "The Crown Prince was acknowledged as the true heir to the throne"; "We do not recognize your gods".

200817311 declare to be true or admit the existence or reality or truth of; "He admitted his errors"; "She acknowledged that she might have forgotten".


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