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Acknowledge - (Webster's 1828 Dictionary)

ACKNOWL'EDGE, v.t. Aknol'edge, [ad and knowledge. See Know.]

1. To own, avow or admit to be true, by a declaration of assent; as to acknowledge the being of a God.

2. To own or notice with particular regard.

In all thy ways acknowledge God. Prov 3. Isa 33.

3. To own or confess, as implying a consciousness of guilt.

I acknowledge my transgressions, and my sin is ever before me. Psa 51 and 32.

4. To own with assent; to admit or receive with approbation.

He that acknowledgeth the son, hath the father also.

1 John 2. 2 Tim 2.

5. To own with gratitude; to own as a benefit; as, to acknowledge a favor, or the receipt of a gift.

Thy his gifts acknowledged not.

6. To own or admit to belong to; as, to acknowledge a son.

7. To receive with respect.

All that see them shall acknowledge that they are the seed which the Lord hath blessed. Isa 6. 1 Cor 16.

8. To own, avow or assent to an act in a legal form, to give it validity; as, to acknowledge a deed before competent authority.

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