Synonyms of acknowledge in English:

acknowledge


See definition of acknowledge

verb

1‘the government acknowledged the need to begin talks’

SYNONYMS

admit, accept, grant, allow, concede, confess, own, appreciate, recognize, realize, be aware of, be conscious of

subscribe to, approve, approve of, agree to, accede to, concur with, acquiesce in, go along with, respect, cooperate with, bow to

informal take on board, be wise to

rare cognize

ANTONYMS

reject, deny

2‘he did not acknowledge Colin, but hurried on past’

SYNONYMS

greet, salute, address, hail, accost

nod to, wave to, signal to, raise one's hat to, say hello to, smile at

recognize, notice

ANTONYMS

ignore

3‘few people acknowledged my letters’

SYNONYMS

answer, return, reply to, respond to, react to

write back to someone, come back to someone

ANTONYMS

overlook

4‘Douglas was glad to acknowledge her help’

SYNONYMS

express gratitude for, show appreciation for, give thanks for, thank someone for, pay tribute to someone for, salute someone for, toast someone for

honour, celebrate, praise, speak highly of