previous next
Acknowledge, to appropriate to one's knowledge; 1) to claim acquaintance of: “I may not evermore a. thee, lest my bewailed guilt should do thee shame,” Sonn. 36, 9.
2) to allow the sovereignty or superiority of: “will a. you and Jessica,” Merch. III, 4, 38. “a. the king,” John II, 269. “Christ,” H4A III, 2, 111. Ant. III, 13, 97.
3) to own, to avow, to confess to, the knowledge of a thing or person: Ant. V, 2, 180. Err. V, 322. Wint. I, 2, 401. IV, 4, 430. H5 IV, 1, 225. Rom. III, 5, 195. Lr. I, 1, 10. as a guilt or fault: Wint. III, 2, 62. H4B II, 2, 6. as a truth or right: Ado I, 2, 13. Alls II, 4, 43. to own with gratitude: Lr. IV, 7, 4. -- With a double acc.: “this thing of darkness I a. mine,” Tp. V, 276. Tim. I, 2, 130. Lr. I, 1, 216. With an inf.: “a. it to be the hand of heaven,” Alls II, 3, 35. Reflectively: “if the encounter a. itself,” Meas. III, 1, 262, i. e. if the consequences of the meeting be such as to render denying impossible.
hide Dictionary Entry Lookup
Use this tool to search for dictionary entries in all lexica.
Search for in
hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: