Definition of recognizable in English:



  • Able to be recognized or identified from previous encounters or knowledge.

    • ‘Get rid of flags and you deprive people of the most instantly recognisable symbol of national identity.’
    • ‘The buildings, lights and other images are hardly recognizable in her works.’
    • ‘It was, for someone who had grown up with rock and folk music, immediately recognisable and attractive.’
    • ‘It is less grand, has no recognizable actors, and in its own way is much more artful.’
    • ‘If the news business is to survive in any recognizable form, it must adapt to this new reality.’
    • ‘Chalk is perhaps the most recognizable and conspicuous rock type in Europe.’
    • ‘His stark, bloody images with distorted faces are instantly recognisable.’
    • ‘As the bus turned into a new recognizable road, the pavements were filled with people, scarves blowing in the wind.’
    • ‘Martin's acoustic guitar playing is instantly recognisable and revered among guitar fans.’
    • ‘The existence of a bourgeoisie was marked by recognizable forms of behavior and of ideas.’
    • ‘Some of the words are recognizable, but the context makes their meaning indecipherable.’
    • ‘Not content to be the most recognizable woman on the planet, she also wants to be the most widely read.’
    • ‘The first body found has been so mutilated it's barely recognizable as a body.’
    • ‘The requirement is for an overall design to give the series a readily recognisable identity.’
    • ‘They also claimed that moves to protect her new identity were useless as she was so instantly recognisable.’
    • ‘It makes me wonder what items in this room tonight will be recognizable ten years hence.’
    • ‘It is an allegory for our own society, our own people and it should be immediately recognizable to any member of the audience.’
    • ‘The curve and the clock tower are enough to make the building recognizable from anywhere.’
    • ‘The words that are recognizable are not strung together in a coherent way.’
    • ‘The hair might be a bit thinner and greyer, but many of the faces in the historic village brass band are still recognisable.’
    identifiable, noticeable, perceptible, discernible, appreciable, detectable, distinguishable, observable, perceivable
    visible, notable, measurable
    distinct, marked, conspicuous, unmistakable, clear, apparent, evident
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