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Acknowledgment meaning

acknowledgment - 8 dictionary results

  1. 1. 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"
  2. 2. The act of acknowledging; admission; avowal; owning; confession.
  3. 3. The act of owning or recognized in a particular character or relationship; recognition as regards the existence, authority, truth, or genuineness.
  4. 4. The owning of a benefit received; courteous recognition; expression of thanks.
  5. 5. Something given or done in return for a favor, message, etc.
  6. 6. A declaration or avowal of one's own act, to give it legal validity; as, the acknowledgment of a deed before a proper officer. Also, the certificate of the officer attesting such declaration.
  7. 7. A statement you make in front of a notary public or other person who is authorized to administer oaths stating that a document bearing your signature was actually signed by you.
  8. 8. Admission; recognition; thanks; a receipt.

acknowledgment - examples of usage

  1. He paused looked back, and bowed as if uncertain of an acknowledgment. - "The Crisis, Volume 6", Winston Churchill.
  2. In time he may even see that property and authority are not always entirely selfish- that they may do good, and be worthy, at all events, of courteous acknowledgment. - "Hodge and His Masters", Richard Jefferies.
  3. There are also men here and there whose strength of character would certainty have obtained favourable acknowledgment had their lot been cast in a higher rank of life. - "Hodge and His Masters", Richard Jefferies.
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