Definition of recognise
acknowledge the existence, validity, or legality of.
It demands a class identity that recognizes difference, but defines what we hold in common in society and who the enemy is.
identify (someone or something) from having encountered them before; know again.
They still visit regularly, providing the inspiration for Kerr's next book, but on a recent trip to the farm they worked so hard to sustain they were shocked to find they hardly recognised it.
Example of recognise
A shocked woman, who recognised him from the media coverage of his case, described how she saw him at a garage in Queensway about a fortnight ago.
But I could no longer read, drive, recognise faces or distinguish colours.
But what about those days when cold fingers or a hangover mean you hardly recognise your own signature?
Child abuse was only formally recognised by doctors 40 years ago and has remained a field clouded by controversy ever since.
Expats do not want to bring their kids home, because they are afraid that they will end up with qualifications that are not recognised around the world.
Feature recognizers check the headers or the body of the e-mail looking for patterns that human beings have identified as markers of spam or non-spam mail.
Getting computers to recognise faces is notoriously difficult.
He called on other opposition political leaders to fully recognise the new Government and work with it to develop Zambia.
he refused to recognise the court
I recognise that it isn't easy for you