What does the word acknowledgment mean?

Usage examples for acknowledgment

  1. And in that modest claim, at least, there was a bitter sincerity which received its due in a nod of keen acknowledgment. – The Crime Doctor by Ernest William Hornung
  2. " You would give the lady some magnificent estate, some splendid acknowledgment-" " Whether splendid or not would be a matter of opinion," laughed the Emperor. – The Princess Virginia by C. N. Williamson A. M. Williamson