recognize

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈrɛkəgnaɪz/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈrɛkəgˌnaɪz/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(rekəg nīz′)


Inflections of 'recognize' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
recognizes
v 3rd person singular (US & UK)
recognizing
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing." (US & UK)
recognized
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed." (US & UK)
recognized
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked." (US & UK)
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recognize

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. recognize [her, an old friend, his face]
  2. recognized her at [the store, school]
  3. recognized you from your [photo, profile]
  4. would recognize [him, that voice] anywhere
  5. recognize the [importance, need, value, fact]
  6. will recognize it when I see it
  7. recognize a [swindler, crook, cheat, liar]
  8. recognize the [error, mistake, problem]
  9. [was able to, couldn't] recognize the [error]
  10. recognize your [feelings, opinions]
  11. recognize and [respect, reward, appreciate, understand]
  12. recognize their [contributions, efforts, hard work, achievements, advancements]
  13. recognized (her) for her [achievements]
  14. recognize their [role, responsibility] in
  15. recognized the [name, voice, flavor, smell]
  16. recognized it [instantly, straight away]
  17. [automatically, immediately, easily] recognized
  18. recognize with [respect, admiration, gratitude]
  19. [formally, officially] recognized the [territory, state]
  20. is recognized as [being, having] the (best)
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