verb (used with object), rec·og·nized, rec·og·niz·ing.
Origin of recognize
Synonyms for recognize
Related Words for recognizableobservable, discernible, noticeable, perceptible, definite, measurable, marked, sizable, substantial, significant, detectable, appreciable, accessible, pronounced, evident, overt, undeniable, clear, unmistakable, visible
Examples from the Web for recognizable
Contemporary Examples of recognizable
But unlike any other director, he was an identifiable public figure, as recognizable as any president or movie star.
Is there a more celebrated--and recognizable— 20th century movie director?
Warren makes one clearly recognizable gesture to the center, and the centrists make one recognizable gesture to the left.Staving Off a Democratic Civil War
December 2, 2014
And part of what makes it weird is that he stands alone as a recognizable figure.Kevin Spacey Stars as a Frank Underwood-like Warmonger in ‘Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare’
November 8, 2014
He is probably the most recognizable calavera artist in the world.New Orleans’ Carnivalesque Day of the Dead
November 1, 2014
Historical Examples of recognizable
The newcomers were dirty rogues; tipstaves, recognizable at a glance.The Lion's Skin
Although there are a number of variations, two outstanding types are recognizable.College Teaching
If we are not recognizable by that high world you have told me of, who, then, are our equals?Davenport Dunn, Volume 1 (of 2)
Charles James Lever
The two were Verinder and Captain Kilmeny, though at that distance they were not recognizable.The Highgrader
William MacLeod Raine
The fifth was so wrapped in his bearskin that he was not recognizable.Peter the Priest
Word Origin for recognize
early 15c., "resume possession of land," back-formation from recognizance, or else from Old French reconoiss-, stem of reconoistre "to know again, identify, recognize," from Latin recognoscere "acknowledge, recall to mind, know again; examine; certify," from re- "again" (see re-) + cognoscere "know" (see cognizance). Meaning "know again, recall or recover the knowledge of, perceive an identity with something formerly known or felt" first recorded 1530s. Related: Recognized; recognizing.