Translation of "recognize" - English-Turkish dictionary


verb [ T ] also UK -ise uk /ˈrekəɡnaɪz/ us

B1 to know someone or something because you have seen or experienced them before

tanımak, bilmek
I recognized her from her picture.
Doctors are trained to recognize the symptoms of disease.

B2 to accept that something is true or real

tanımak, kabul etmek, onaylamak
[ + (that) ] She recognized that she had been partly to blame.
Smoking is recognized as a leading cause of lung cancer.

to officially show respect for someone for an achievement

takdir etmek, başarıyı resmen takdir etmek
He was recognized by the governor for his work with teenagers.

(Translation of “recognize” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)