declare to be true or admit the existence or reality or truth of
report the receipt of
express recognition of the presence or existence of, or acquaintance with
express obligation, thanks, or gratitude for
accept as legally binding and valid
accept (someone) to be what is claimed or accept his power and authority
- He walked right past me without even acknowledging me.
- The country acknowledged his claim to the throne.
- It is a great relief to allow us ourselves the luxury of acknowledging our human frailties.