Translation of "acknowledge" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /əkˈnɒl·ɪdʒ/ us /əkˈnɑ·lɪdʒ/ present participle acknowledging, past tense and past participle acknowledged

to accept that something is true or exists

He acknowledged that there was a problem.

to tell someone in a letter that you have received what they sent you

acusar recibo de
Did they acknowledge your letter?

(Translation of “acknowledge” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /əkˈnolidʒ/

to admit as being fact

reconocer, admitir
He acknowledged defeat
She acknowledged that I was right.

to recognize that someone or something is important or good

He is widely acknowledged as the best football player in the world.

to say (usually in writing) that one has received (something)

acusar recibo (de)
He acknowledged the letter.

to give thanks for

agradecer, expresar agradecimiento (por)
She acknowledged their help.

to greet someone

He acknowledged her by waving.
acknowledgement noun ( acknowledgment)

reconocimiento, muestra de agradecimiento
Franklin obtained an honorary degree from Yale as acknowledgement of his contributions to science.

(Translation of “acknowledge” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)