verb (used with object), rec·og·nized, rec·og·niz·ing.
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When somebody of color comes into the museum, they recognize pretty quickly if there aren’t many staff around who look like them.
By the 1950s, about 20 species and subspecies were recognized based on physical differences.On a cool night in Malaysia, scientists track mysterious colugos across the treetops|Yao-Hua Law|November 20, 2020|Science News
I recognized them, I knew who they were, and in between shots, he was just watching my sister and I have our lesson.
In California, in cases where the stated reason for the petition is mental health concerns, as it was for Spears, a psychiatrist would have to testify that the subject has a DSM-recognized diagnosis.Why Britney Spears’s fans are convinced she’s being held captive|Constance Grady|November 11, 2020|Vox
If everyday people do not recognize their own priorities for health and well-being in our system, it will only cause disconnect, distrust, and frustration.Why We Need a Collective Vision to Design the Future of Health|Abner Mason|November 11, 2020|Singularity Hub
The story of the soldier returning home to a country he no longer recognizes is a very old one.A Veteran’s View: NYC Cold War Between Cops and City Hall|Matt Gallagher|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Kim Jung-un clearly recognizes that Hollywood and American popular culture in general constitute a dire threat.Inside the ‘Surprisingly Great’ North Korean Hacker Hotel|Michael Daly|December 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Scotland Yard released a video of the extraordinary crime in an appeal for anyone who recognizes the man to come forward.
But she also recognizes that it places women who are told that they screened for HPV in a frustrating limbo.
The woman recognizes him and bursts into tears, just as guards come into the prison.Nigeria’s Larger-Than-Life Nobel Laureate Chronicles a Fascinating Life|Chimamanda Adichie|August 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Quaint old Burton in his "Anatomy of Melancholy," recognizes the virtues of the plant while he anathematizes its abuse.
The governor recognizes neither justice nor king, but only his own absolute will and pleasure.
Such action is a palpable fraud which the law recognizes and for which the guilty ones must answer.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman|Albert Sidney Bolles
God recognizes in them but one difference, that caused by the presence or absence of sanctifying grace in their soul.Mary, Help of Christians|Various
The French law recognizes no marriage unless it has been contracted before the civil authorities.Black Diamonds|Mr Jkai