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recognize or recognise (ˈrɛkəɡˌnaɪz)
 
vb
1.  to perceive (a person, creature, or thing) to be the same as or belong to the same class as something previously seen or known; know again
2.  to accept or be aware of (a fact, duty, problem, etc): to recognize necessity
3.  to give formal acknowledgment of the status or legality of (a government, an accredited representative, etc)
4.  chiefly (US), (Canadian) to grant (a person) the right to speak in a deliberative body, debate, etc
5.  to give a token of thanks for (a service rendered, etc)
6.  to make formal acknowledgment of (a claim, etc)
7.  to show approval or appreciation of (something good or pleasing)
8.  to acknowledge or greet (a person), as when meeting by chance
9.  chiefly (US) (intr) to enter into a recognizance
 
[C15: from Latin recognoscere to know again, from re- + cognoscere to know, ascertain]
 
recognise or recognise
 
vb
 
[C15: from Latin recognoscere to know again, from re- + cognoscere to know, ascertain]
 
'recognizable or recognise
 
adj
 
'recognisable or recognise
 
adj
 
recogniza'bility or recognise
 
n
 
recognisa'bility or recognise
 
n
 
'recognizably or recognise
 
adv
 
'recognisably or recognise
 
adv
 
'recognizer or recognise
 
n
 
'recogniser or recognise
 
n

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Example sentences for recognisable
My face has now become recognisable and i could be target of religious fundamentalists.
This appears to be the first use of a recognisable version of the modern term.
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