acknowledge

Definitions

General English

  • verb to say that something has been received
  • verb to accept that something is true

General Science

  • noun a signal that is sent from a receiver to indicate that a transmitted message has been received and that it is ready for the next one
  • verb to tell the person who sent something that it has been received

Commerce

Computing

  • verb to tell a sender that a message or letter has been received
  • verb to send a signal from a receiver to show that a transmitted message has been received

Law

  • verb to admit that a debt is owing

Military

  • verb to confirm that a piece of information has been received and understood

Politics

  • verb to thank someone publicly or officially for something they have done
  • verb to recognise rights or authority officially
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