Bedeutung von “recognize” im Essential American English Dictionary

recognize

verb us /ˈrek·əɡˌnɑɪz/ present participle recognizing, past tense and past participle recognized

B1 to know someone or something because you have seen that person or thing before:

I recognized her from her picture.

to accept that something is true or real:

Smoking is recognized as a leading cause of lung cancer.

(Definition von “recognize” aus dem Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)