agnize

agnize

[ag-nahyz, ag-nahyz]
verb (used with object), agnized, agnizing. Archaic.
to recognize; acknowledge; own.
Also, especially British, agnise.


Origin:
1525–35; < Latin agn(ōscere) to recognize (a(d)- ad- + (g)nōscere to come to know, equivalent to gnō- know + -scere -esce) + -ize, modeled on cognize, recognize

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agnize

verb
be fully aware or cognizant of [syn: recognize
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