verb (used with object), cog·nized, cog·niz·ing.
Words nearby cognize
Origin of cognize
OTHER WORDS FROM cognizecog·niz·er, nounpre·cog·nize, verb (used with object), pre·cog·nized, pre·cog·niz·ing.un·cog·nized, adjective
Examples from the Web for cognize
It is in the recognition or non-recognition of these truths that there is manifested what we cognize as our freedom.
To think an object and to cognize an object are by no means the same thing.
See'st thou, then, how all things in cognizing use rather their own faculty than the faculty of the things which they cognize?The Consolation of Philosophy|Boethius
Sense-ideas which look upon the world as a world of independent objects, do not cognize the world truly.Pedagogics as a System|Karl Rosenkranz
Cognition from principles, then, is that cognition in which I cognize the particular in the general by means of conceptions.