acknowledgment - definitions and synonyms

acknowledgment noun

  1. English Meaning: 

    : the state or quality of being recognized or acknowledged

    Example Sentenses:

    • the partners were delighted with the recognition of their work

    • she seems to avoid much in the way of recognition or acknowledgement of feminist work prior to her own

  2. English Meaning: 

    : a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage

    Example Sentenses:

    • the acknowledgments are usually printed at the front of a book

    • the student's essay failed to list several important citations

    • the article includes mention of similar clinical cases

  3. English Meaning: 

    : a statement acknowledging something or someone

    Example Sentenses:

    • she must have seen him but she gave no sign of acknowledgment

    • the preface contained an acknowledgment of those who had helped her

    Synonyms:

    acknowledgement