Definitions

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  • adj. Able to be recognised.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See recognizable, etc.

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

  • adj. capable of being recognized

Etymologies

From recognise + -able. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • This DA that we are all familiar with is, in short, recognisable as the local peddler of an ideology that is well known internationally.

    INPUT TO BUDGET VOTE BY ROB DAVIES, ANC MP

  • The Conservative party's "scribbled" tree logo was next worst while the Lib-Dems' "Bird of Liberty" was described as "recognisable" and reflecting the party's commitment to freedom.

    Evening Standard - Home

  • The river widens away before us; the flats are green on either side; the mountains are pierced with terraces of rock-cut tombs; while far away inland, apparently on the verge of the desert, we see here a clump of sycamores – yonder a dark hillock – midway between both a confused heap of something that may be either fallen rock or fallen masonry; but nothing that looks like a Temple, nothing to indicate that we are already within recognisable distance of the grandest ruins in the world.

    A Thousand Miles Up the Nile

  • Jerusalem was not a sure thing for Broadway, especially not with an almost all- British cast with no name recognisable to the vast majority of Americans.

    Mark Rylance on tattoos, critics and being crowned king of Broadway

  • To call these places villages conveys the idea of recognisable streets and houses.

    Letters from France

  • The DP's Gauteng branch said in a separate statement it was understandable that Selebi was not as "recognisable" as he would have liked.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • You’re just a small grey box, but you saved the video game industry and made Nintendo a name recognisable by almost anyone.

    EXTRALIFE – By Scott Johnson - Top 5 Best and Worst NES Game Endings

  • 2 Impresarios are waking up to the need to create a "narrative": aka a recognisable sequence of championship races, properly defined and explained.

    Football news, match reports and fixtures | guardian.co.uk

  • A source told The Sun that Jones was "recognisable" in America because of his romantic involvement with stars like Halle Berry and Hayden Panettiere.

    All - Digital Spy - Entertainment and Media News

  • It's flashy, and recognisable, meaning it's more likely to be stolen Lack of (sigh) multitasking can hit productivity in class.

    Coolsmartphone News

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