Recognizable Rec"og*ni`za*ble (?; 277), a.
Capable of being recognized. [Written also recognisable.]
- Rec"og*ni`za*bly, adv.
Recognize Rec"og*nize, v. i. (Law) To enter an obligation of record before a proper tribunal; as, A, B recognized in the sum of twenty dollars. [Written also recognise.] Note: In legal usage in the United States the second syllable is often accented.
Recognize Rec"og*nize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Recognized; p. pr. & vb. n. Recognizing.] [From Recognizance; see Cognition, and cf. Reconnoiter.] [Written also recognise.] 1. To know again; to perceive the identity of, with a person or thing previously known; to recover or recall knowledge of. Speak, vassal; recognize thy sovereign queen. -Harte. 2. To avow knowledge of; to allow that one knows; to consent to admit, hold, or the like; to admit with a formal acknowledgment; as, to recognize an obligation; to recognize a consul. 3. To acknowledge acquaintance with, as by salutation, bowing, or the like. 4. To show appreciation of; as, to recognize services by a testimonial. 5. To review; to re["e]xamine. [Obs.] -South. 6. To reconnoiter. [Obs.] -R. Monro. Syn: To acknowledge; avow; confess; own; allow; concede. See Acknowledge.
Recognizee Re*cog`ni*zee", n. (Law) The person in whose favor a recognizance is made. [Written also recognisee.] -Blackstone.
Reconizer Rec"o*ni`zer, n. One who recognizes; a recognizor. [Written also recogniser.]
Recognizor Re*cog`ni*zor", n. (Law) One who enters into a recognizance. [Written also recognisor.] -Blackstone.