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cognize

[kog-nahyz] /ˈkɒg naɪz/
verb (used with object), cognized, cognizing.
1.
to perceive; become conscious of; know.
Also, especially British, cognise.
Origin
1650-1660
1650-60; back formation from cognizance
Related forms
cognizer, noun
precognize, verb (used with object), precognized, precognizing.
uncognized, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for cognize

cognize

/ˈkɒɡnaɪz; kɒɡˈnaɪz/
verb
1.
(transitive) to perceive, become aware of, or know
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Word Origin and History for cognize
v.

1650s, back-formation from cognizance. Related: Cognized; cognizing.

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