acknowledge

Part of speech: verb

To own as obligatory, genuine, or valid; confess; avow; certify.

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Usage examples "acknowledge":

  1. The jury would do well to keep in mind the fact that their responsibility in this trial, impressive and important as every one must acknowledge it to be, was nevertheless strictly limited as far as the taking of the life of the prisoner was concerned. - "The Hampstead Mystery", John R. Watson.
  2. I do acknowledge it, with joy. - "Old Fritz and the New Era", Louise Muhlbach.
  3. If you imagine that, because I have the property, you have a claim on me, be sure I will never acknowledge it. - "Donal Grant", George MacDonald.