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[ag-nahyz, ag-nahyz] /ægˈnaɪz, ˈæg naɪz/
verb (used with object), agnized, agnizing. Archaic.
1.
to recognize; acknowledge; own.
Also, especially British, agnise.
Origin
1525-1535
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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