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Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The act of admitting the existence or truth of something.
  • noun Recognition or notice.
  • noun An expression of thanks or appreciation.
  • noun An answer or response in return for something.
  • noun Law The formal avowal of an act before a legally empowered officer, such as a judge or notary public, to ensure that the act will be legally recognized.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An admission or profession of knowledge or apprehension; a recognition of the existence or truth of anything: as, the acknowledgment of a sovereign power, or of a debt.
  • noun An expression or manifestation of perception or appreciation; recognition, avowal, or confession: as, an acknowledgment of kindness or of one's wrong-doing.
  • noun Something given or done in return for a favor. Smollett.
  • noun In law: The certificate of a public officer that an instrument was acknowledged before him by the person who executed it. The act of so acknowledging execution.
  • noun In com., a receipt.
  • noun Also spelled acknowledgement.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act of acknowledging; admission; avowal; owning; confession.
  • noun The act of owning or recognizing in a particular character or relationship; recognition as regards the existence, authority, truth, or genuineness; a statement acknowledging something or someone.
  • noun The owning of a benefit received; courteous recognition; the state or quality of being recognized or acknowledged; an expression of thanks.
  • noun Something given or done in return for a favor, message, etc.
  • noun A declaration or avowal of one's own act, to give it legal validity. Also, the certificate of the officer attesting such declaration.
  • noun in some parts of England, a sum paid by copyhold tenants, on the death of their landlords, as an acknowledgment of their new lords.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The act of acknowledging; admission; avowal; owning; confession.
  • noun The act of owning or recognizing in a particular character or relationship; recognition as regards the existence, authority, truth, or genuineness.
  • noun An award or other expression or token of appreciation.
  • noun An owning with gratitude of a benefit or an obligation (as in "acknowledgment" of a favor).
  • noun A message from the addressee informing the originator that the originator's communication has been received and understood, as a wedding invitation's acknowledgment.
  • noun Telecommunications, computing, networking A response (ACK) sent by a receiver to indicate successful receipt of a transmission.
  • noun An owning as genuine or valid; an avowing or admission in legal form (as in "acknowledgment of a deed").
  • noun law A formal statement or document recognizing the fulfillment or execution of a legal requirement or procedure.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage
  • noun a statement acknowledging something or someone
  • noun the state or quality of being recognized or acknowledged

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

acknowledge +‎ -ment

Examples

  • We looked at each other, seemingly sitting on the edge of the world, and almost simultaneously our neighbors smiles joined ours in acknowledgment of The Bucket List, as we held the coffee to our noses, waived its steamy essence toward our nose, took a deep breath and looked at each other laughing, as if we were sitting next to Jack Nicholson who did the same as we savored his favorite coffee.

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  • We looked at each other, seemingly sitting on the edge of the world, and almost simultaneously our neighbors smiles joined ours in acknowledgment of The Bucket List, as we held the coffee to our noses, waived its steamy essence toward our nose, took a deep breath and looked at each other laughing, as if we were sitting next to Jack Nicholson who did the same as we savored his favorite coffee.

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  • Perhaps what's most egregious about Verizon's error is that it had seemingly been going on for at least a year, apparently without action or acknowledgment from the company.

    Verizon has strong service record, despite refund snafu

  • We looked at each other, seemingly sitting on the edge of the world, and almost simultaneously our neighbors smiles joined ours in acknowledgment of The Bucket List, as we held the coffee to our noses, waived its steamy essence toward our nose, took a deep breath and looked at each other laughing, as if we were sitting next to Jack Nicholson who did the same as we savored his favorite coffee.

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  • “I'd like to have acknowledgment from the government of what he did,” said Herbert, whose father died almost a quarter-century ago.

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  • We looked at each other, seemingly sitting on the edge of the world, and almost simultaneously our neighbors smiles joined ours in acknowledgment of The Bucket List, as we held the coffee to our noses, waived its steamy essence toward our nose, took a deep breath and looked at each other laughing, as if we were sitting next to Jack Nicholson who did the same as we savored his favorite coffee.

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  • Do you really believe Israel, a nation with 200-400 nuclear weapons under no oversight, inspection, and even acknowledgment, is really under a immediate threat from Iran, a nation with no nuclear weapons?

    Think Progress » Lieberman Claims That Settlements Are Not A Major ‘Obstacle To An Israeli-Palestinian Peace’

  • We looked at each other, seemingly sitting on the edge of the world, and almost simultaneously our neighbors smiles joined ours in acknowledgment of The Bucket List, as we held the coffee to our noses, waived its steamy essence toward our nose, took a deep breath and looked at each other laughing, as if we were sitting next to Jack Nicholson who did the same as we savored his favorite coffee.

    Page 2

  • We looked at each other, seemingly sitting on the edge of the world, and almost simultaneously our neighbors smiles joined ours in acknowledgment of The Bucket List, as we held the coffee to our noses, waived its steamy essence toward our nose, took a deep breath and looked at each other laughing, as if we were sitting next to Jack Nicholson who did the same as we savored his favorite coffee.

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  • The Council showed their wisdom and voted 7-2 to complete the trail, with limitations on where the trail would be built for now, in acknowledgment of the business activity in Ballard. (i.e., a compromise)

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