Definition of 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". Synonyms: acknowledgement, recognition.
  • a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage; "the student's essay failed to list several important citations", "the acknowledgments are usually printed at the front of a book", "the article includes mention of similar clinical cases". Synonyms: citation, cite, credit, mention, quotation, reference.
  • a statement acknowledging something or someone; "she must have seen him but she gave no sign of acknowledgment", "the preface contained an acknowledgment of those who had helped her". Synonyms: acknowledgement.

Related words

admission, aloha, apology, ciao, commiseration, condolence, credits, declination, farewell, greeting, handclasp, handshake, handshaking, receipt, regrets, salutation, shake, thanks.

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  • acknowledgment is a valid Scrabble US word, worth 27 points
  • acknowledgment is a valid Scrabble UK word, worth 27 points
  • acknowledgment is a valid Words With Friends word, worth 33 points
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