Textual thesaurus for "recognition"

(noun) identification

the process of recognizing something or someone by remembering

a politician whose recall of names was as remarkable as his recognition of faces; experimental psychologists measure the elapsed time from the onset of the stimulus to its recognition by the observer

(noun) realisation, realization

coming to understand something clearly and distinctly

a growing realization of the risk involved; a sudden recognition of the problem he faced; increasing recognition that diabetes frequently coexists with other chronic diseases

(noun) credit


give her recognition for trying; he was given credit for his work; give her credit for trying

(noun) acknowledgement, acknowledgment

the state or quality of being recognized or acknowledged

the partners were delighted with the recognition of their work; she seems to avoid much in the way of recognition or acknowledgement of feminist work prior to her own