英 [ˈrekəgnaɪz] 美 [ˈrɛkəɡˌnaɪz]
及物动词 承认; 识别; 认出
不及物动词 承认，确认; [法律]具结，立保证书
1. He looked at the envelope and recognized Jenny's handwriting immediately.
2. I recognized Peter although I hadn't seen him for 10 years.
3. I recognized that I had made a mistake.
4. The government recognized his outstanding service by giving him a medal.
1. While a reindeer jumper might not be to everyone's taste, it seems savvy Britons recognize the value of a good deal.
2. Food and health authorities need to recognize the severity of the problem and learn this lesson by heart.
3. China is playing an active and important role in global humanitarian efforts and Jamaica and the countries of the Caribbean recognize this with profound gratitude.
4. Serbia categorically refuses to recognize Kosovo's unilateral declaration of independence in 2008, though most leading European countries and the United States have exchanged diplomats with Kosovo.
5. He said he hopes the government would recognize artists'value and designate centralized art zones.
6. We should recognize that smoking is an addictive behavior and smokers need help to quit.
7. I recognize that this is part of our heritage, but I do not think this heritage is exclusively contained in the Y chromosome.
8. I recognize that whiter skin has traditionally been a symbol of class.
9. China and African countries recognize the need to collaborate in environment protection, share experiences and boost sustainable development on both sides.
10. This is usually a failure to recognize a reflexive, circular connection between the willingness to lend and the value of the collateral.
If you recognize someone or something, you know who that person is or what that thing is.
e.g. The receptionist recognized him at once...
e.g. He did not think she could recognize his car in the snow...
If someone says that they recognize something, they acknowledge that it exists or that it is true.
e.g. I recognize my own shortcomings...
e.g. Well, of course I recognize that evil exists.
If people or organizations recognize something as valid, they officially accept it or approve of it.
e.g. Most doctors appear to recognize homeopathy as a legitimate form of medicine...
e.g. France is on the point of recognizing the independence of the Baltic States.
When people recognize the work that someone has done, they show their appreciation of it, often by giving that person an award of some kind.
e.g. The RAF recognized him as an outstandingly able engineer...
e.g. He had the insight to recognize their talents...