verb (used with object), rec·og·nized, rec·og·niz·ing.
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David, recognizing Sarah by the feel of her bedazzled jeans, takes her thumb into his mouth and kisses her.The mind-boggling end of Susan Choi’s Trust Exercise, explained|Constance Grady|November 20, 2020|Vox
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently updated its guidance on masks to recognize that masks likely provide some protection to both the wearer and those around them.That new study saying masks might not be effective? It has a few caveats.|Kate Baggaley|November 20, 2020|Popular Science
Museums need to recognize that it’s not enough to be a place of beauty.
A person’s own cells then use that information to manufacture a single viral protein, called a “spike,” which trains the immune system to recognize the pathogen.Pfizer wants authorization to start distributing its vaccine by Christmas|Antonio Regalado|November 20, 2020|MIT Technology Review
By then, Miard and her teammates — biologists Muhammad Fizri bin Ahmad Zubir and Célia Lacomme — had recognized the mother colugo’s fur coloration.On a cool night in Malaysia, scientists track mysterious colugos across the treetops|Yao-Hua Law|November 20, 2020|Science News
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