v. 承认，接受; 感谢; 理会; 告知收到
If you acknowledge a fact or a situation, you accept or admit that it is true or that it exists.
Naylor acknowledged, in a letter to the judge, that he was a drug addict...
Belatedly, the government has acknowledged the problem...
If someone's achievements, status, or qualities are acknowledged, they are known about and recognized by a lot of people, or by a particular group of people.
He is also acknowledged as an excellent goalkeeper...
Some of the clergy refused to acknowledge the new king's legitimacy.
If you acknowledge a message or letter, you write to the person who sent it in order to say that you have received it.
The army sent me a postcard acknowledging my request.
If you acknowledge someone, for example by moving your head or smiling, you show that you have seen and recognized them.
He saw her but refused to even acknowledge her.
If you acknowledge someone's applause, compliments, or kindness you make a gesture in order to thank them or show your appreciation.
Doran stuck his head out of the window to acknowledge the cheering...
She never even acknowledged the man who opened the door for her...
1. declare to be true or admit the existence or reality or truth of;
2. report the receipt of;
3. express recognition of the presence or existence of, or acquaintance with;
4. express obligation, thanks, or gratitude for;
5. accept as legally binding and valid;
6. accept (someone) to be what is claimed or accept his power and authority;
acknowledge, admit, confess, recognize, concede
The candidate waved his hands to acknowledge the cheers of the crowd.
We must acknowledge his letter.
They acknowledge that carbon emissions are soaring.
Through above analysis the dissertation presents sound acknowledge of control for different mortgage risks.
We should always acknowledge gifts as soon as we receive them.