Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Recognizing; perceiving.

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  • adjective Of or pertaining to recognizance

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Examples

  • He appealed for no bond to be on his own recognizant.

    CNN Transcript Jul 14, 2009

  • Where would any of us be, were there no one willing to know us as we really are or ready to repay us for our insight by making recognizant return?

    James on Tolerance

  • Where would any of us be, were there no one willing to know us as we really are or ready to repay us for our insight by making recognizant return?

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  • Basically my body gave up and I bailed myself out of work on a personal recognizant bond.

    amishboy Diary Entry

  • You are the most responsive and recognizant of human beings, my dear Beers, and it "sets me up immensely" to be treated by a practical man on practical grounds as you treat me.

    A Mind That Found Itself An Autobiography

  • You are the most responsive and recognizant of human beings, my dear Beers, and it “sets me up immensely” to be treated by a practical man on practical grounds as you treat me.

    A Mind That Found Itself

  • Great Bear himself, very polite, speaking excellent Cherokee ( "since we are alone," he said), very recognizant of the merits of Amoyah, -- the fame of which indeed was represented to have resounded through the remotest seclusions of the ursine realm, -- fiction though it all obviously was, the man of facts could no longer endure this magnification of his rival.

    The Frontiersmen

  • He was aware of suffering a little disappointment in Mrs. Westangle's entire failure to mention Miss Shirley, though he was aware that his disappointment was altogether unreasonable, and he more reasonably decided that if she knew anything of his arrival, or the form of it, she had too much of the making of a grande dame to be recognizant of it.

    Fennel and Rue

  • Where would any of _us_ be, were there no one willing to know us as we really are or ready to repay us for _our_ insight by making recognizant return?

    Talks To Teachers On Psychology; And To Students On Some Of Life's Ideals

  • He uttered one commonplace concerning his father's death, and never alluded to it again; behaved in a dignified, recognizant manner to the laird, as to an inferior to whom he was under more obligation than he saw how to wipe out; and, after the snub with which he met the boy's friendly approach, took no farther notice of Cosmo.

    Warlock o' Glenwarlock

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