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cognize

Line breaks: cog|nize
Pronunciation: /kɒɡˈnʌɪz
 
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(also cognise)

Definition of cognize in English:

verb

[with object] formal
Know or become aware of: we cognize the system of mentally represented rules from which the facts follow
More example sentences
  • In fact, one way to tell a young soul from an old soul is to observe how quickly he cognizes his error and learns not to repeat the same mistake.
  • The distinction between intuitive and abstractive cognition does not depend on the object at all; the very same object can be cognized in both an intuitive and an abstractive way.
  • It will also identify and cognize the categories, regularities and principles of warfare in interconnection with the general knowledge about the war.

Origin

early 19th century: from cognizance, on the pattern of words such as recognize.

Words that rhyme with cognize

divinizecommunize

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