verb (used with object), rec·og·nized, rec·og·niz·ing.
Origin of recognize
Examples from the Web for recognizing
First, though, he has to be shocked into recognizing the barren waste of his spiritual life – by spirits.
We need to “fix our schools,” even while recognizing that our efforts thus far are only works-in-progress.
Recognizing this is the first step away from a Hunger Games economy.
Naming a movement or giving it a single symbol is a natural way of recognizing this emerging power.
And it has become a system far more driven by the demands of branding and marketing than by recognizing clearly discrete locality.Napa’s Earthquake Is Not The Only Thing Shaking The Vineyards|Clive Irving|August 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
On recognizing Marianne, however, a smile overspread his features, and he went to meet her with a pleasant greeting.Louisa Of Prussia and Her Times|Louise Muhlbach
It is simply the mind's power of recognizing a certain class of truths and relations.
"Do not make game of an unhappy priest sent here by mistake," Jacques Collin replied mechanically, recognizing his three comrades.Scenes from a Courtesan's Life|Honore de Balzac
This they use in calling to each other, and it is by recognizing the tone of the voice that they know who is calling.Johnny Bear|E. T. Seton
He guessed that the babe was Mary's babe, though he was quite incapable of recognizing it.The Matador of the Five Towns and Other Stories|Arnold Bennett