Share this entry

Share this page

recognition

Synonyms of recognition in English:

noun

  • 1 he stared at her, but there was no sign of recognition on his face
    identification, recollection, recall, remembrance
  • 2 his recognition of his lack of political experience
  • 3 the organization will seek recognition by the International Rugby Board
    official approval, certification, accreditation, endorsement, sanctioning, validation, ratification
  • 4 the team deserve recognition for the tremendous job they are doing
    tributes, acknowledgement, reward, honour, homage, applause, a round of applause, accolades;
    a mention
    informal bouquets, brownie points
  • Definition of recognition in:

    Share this entry

    Share this page

     

    What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

    Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

    Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

    Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

    Word of the day terpsichorean
    Pronunciation: ˌtəːpsɪkəˈriːən
    adjective
    relating to dancing