She at once recognised his voice, as he inquired if she were at home.
He instantly drew back; but it was too late, they had recognised him.
Pray how could you have recognised my voice since I have never spoken to you in all my life?
But ten days ago, when I saw her last, I recognised her with difficulty.
It was also asserted that the Commissioners had recognised him as the chaplain of the asylum.
And the young girl was quite overcome as she recognised Felicien.
This conclusive, but as argumentative process not recognised in House.
Pancks recognised the sally in his usual way, and took in his provender in his usual way.
Another man had joined him who had worked on the new road when Christopher was to and fro there, and recognised him.
I think I could have recognised in the dismalest skeleton there, the ghost of a soldier.
early 15c., "resume possession of land," back-formation from recognizance, or else from Old French reconoiss-, stem of reconoistre "to know again, identify, recognize," from Latin recognoscere "acknowledge, recall to mind, know again; examine; certify," from re- "again" (see re-) + cognoscere "know" (see cognizance). Meaning "know again, recall or recover the knowledge of, perceive an identity with something formerly known or felt" first recorded 1530s. Related: Recognized; recognizing.