acknowledgment definition

  • noun:
    • The act of admitting or possessing to something.
    • Recognition of another's presence, substance, expert, or appropriate.
    • a remedy or reaction in return for something done.
    • a manifestation of thanks or a token of admiration.
    • A formal statement built to authoritative witnesses assure appropriate substance.
    • The work of acknowledging; admission; avowal; owning; confession.
    • The work of having or acknowledging in a certain personality or commitment; recognition as to the presence, expert, truth, or genuineness.
    • An award or other expression or token of understanding.
    • An owning with appreciation of an advantage or an obligation (such as "acknowledgment" of a favor).
    • a note from the addressee informing the originator that the originator's interaction has been obtained and recognized, as a marriage invitation's acknowledgment.
    • a reply (ACK) sent by a receiver to indicate successful receipt of a transmission.
    • An owning as genuine or good; an avowing or admission in appropriate type (as in "acknowledgment of a deed").
    • A formal declaration or document recognizing the satisfaction or execution of a legal necessity or treatment.
    • The work of acknowledging; admission; avowal; purchasing; confession.
    • The act of possessing or acknowledging in a certain personality or relationship; recognition as regards the existence, authority, truth, or genuineness; a statement acknowledging anything or some body.
    • The owning of a benefit received; courteous recognition; their state or top-notch becoming acknowledged or recognized; a manifestation of many thanks.
    • One thing provided or done in return for a favor, message, etc.
    • A declaration or avowal of the own work, so it can have legal validity. In addition, the certificate of officer attesting such statement.
    • An admission or career of knowledge or apprehension; a recognition regarding the presence or truth of something: as, the acknowledgment of a sovereign power, or of a debt.
    • An expression or manifestation of perception or appreciation; recognition, avowal, or confession: as, an acknowledgment of kindness or of one's wrong-doing.
    • anything provided or done in return for a favor. Smollett.
    • In law: The certificate of a community officer that a guitar ended up being acknowledged before him because of the person who executed it. The act of therefore acknowledging execution.
    • In com., a receipt.
    • Also spelled acknowledgement.
    • a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage
    • a statement acknowledging one thing or some body
    • the state or top-notch being acknowledged or acknowledged

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