Definition: recognize; admit
Definition: recognize; admit
Sentences Containing 'acknowledge'
The speaker seemed to acknowledge that it was inconvenient to have that different order of creature dying there, and that it would have been better if he had died in the usual obscure routine of his vermin kind.
He only meant that there was not such a variety of people to be met with in the country as in the town, which you must acknowledge to be true.''
In truth I must acknowledge that, with all the disadvantages of this humble parsonage, I should not think anyone abiding in it an object of compassion, while they are sharers of our intimacy at Rosings.''
Their taking her home, and affording her their personal protection and countenance, is such a sacrifice to her advantage as years of gratitude can not enough acknowledge.
``But why should you wish to persuade me that I feel more than I acknowledge?''
Elizabeth was forced to give into a little falsehood here; for to acknowledge the substance of their conversation was impossible.
Ever since I have known it, I have been most anxious to acknowledge to you how gratefully I feel it.
Give me a simple assignment of your debt; acknowledge therein the receipt of the cash, and I will hand you over the money.''
You acknowledge, of course, that you owe this sum to him?''
``How grateful will M. de Villefort be for all your goodness; how thankfully will he acknowledge that to you alone he owes the existence of his wife and child!
``I acknowledge I would have given anything to find it out.''
``Yes; it is rather unkind, I acknowledge, but it is true.
``Yes,''said Valentine,``I will now acknowledge you are right, Maximilian; and now are you satisfied with your betrothal?''
He would at once approach Valentine's father and acknowledge all, begging Villefort to pardon and sanction the love which united two fond and loving hearts.
``Well, I acknowledge it annoys me, knowing your connection with the Morcerf family, to see him throw himself in the way.''
I know not why, but I feel that this crime''``You acknowledge, then, the existence of the crime?''
Come, just acknowledge that I could, eh?''
He can not acknowledge me openly, it appears, but he does it through M. Cavalcanti, and gives him fifty thousand francs for it.''
``You fear to acknowledge that your correspondent his deceived you?
Acknowledge it, Beauchamp; your courage can not be doubted.''
``I acknowledge it affected me, and, indeed, all the committee also,''said Beauchamp.
``I also,''replied Mercedes,``am going, and I acknowledge I had depended on your accompanying me; have I deceived myself?''
I may acknowledge this to a daughter whom I know to be philosophical enough to understand my indifference, and not to impute it to me as a crime.''
The heavens above us own me; nay, The shades below acknowledge me.
So readily and universally do we acknowledge a uniformity in human motives and actions as well as in the operations of body.
On the contrary, he must acknowledge, if he will acknowledge anything, that all human life must perish, were his principles universally and steadily to prevail.
Take a pinch of snuff, Doctor, and acknowledge that I have scored over you in your example."
'I think our schoolmaster might have made them happier, without doing any harm to any of us, I acknowledge,' I returned.
'I should get up, sir, to acknowledge such an honour as this visit,' said he, 'only my limbs are rather out of sorts, and I am wheeled about.
Klein resisted calls to acknowledge his drinking problem as alcoholism.
Whitbread did not acknowledge the work Mr White had achieved in hop cultivation by keeping his name.
The league refuses to acknowledge the "withdrawal." Boston folds before the start of the 1941 season.
Gilly refuses to acknowledge that it was Gaz who stole the takings.
They'd been doing this kind of thing for years, but it still plays; what's more, they've begun to acknowledge it, and wink about it."
There are currently approx 8,300 people in former Yugoslavia who acknowledge some German heritage.
The student must acknowledge each line so as to clearly end the cycle of communication.
As and when the artist exhibits creativity, the audience acknowledge it by clapping their hands.
The treaties gave great offense to the Boers, who refused to acknowledge the sovereignty of the native chiefs.
After hearing that, Tomoya decides to raise Ushio and acknowledge Naoyuki as his father.
It ranks governments based on their perceived efforts to acknowledge and combat human trafficking.
We ought to acknowledge intellectual property of indigenous knowledge including language, music and dance."
Rourke lost the Oscar to Sean Penn, while Penn did acknowledge Rourke in his acceptance speech.
Simon did acknowledge that O'Malley was "one of several inspirations" for Carcetti.
Then he must acknowledge the truth of what is said."
The company maintains a "failure wall" to acknowledge and learn from company and employee mistakes and failures.
Only in 1992, shortly after the fall of the USSR, did the Russians officially acknowledge the accident.
Clinton for the most part ignored Tasini's candidacy, refusing to debate him or acknowledge his presence in the race.
The Bahá'í Writings acknowledge that Bahá'í "pioneers" reached China early.
The new line was named the Canada Line to acknowledge the federal government's contribution.
Even his most ardent critics in relation to climate change acknowledge Taylor's 'green' credentials.
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