Definitions for "ACKNOWLEDGE"
To confess. Acknowledgement of one another's faults is the highest duty imposed by our love of truth.
To own or admit the knowledge of; to recognize as a fact or truth; to declare one's belief in; as, to acknowledge the being of a God.
To own or recognize in a particular character or relationship; to admit the claims or authority of; to give recognition to.
To own with gratitude or as a benefit or an obligation; as, to acknowledge a favor, the receipt of a letter.
report the receipt of; "The program committee acknowledged the submission of the authors of the paper"
express obligation, thanks, or gratitude for; "We must acknowledge the kindness she showed towards us"
To confirm that a message or signal has been received such as by the pressing of a button or the selection of a software command.
(1.) To answer. To respond to a poll, address, or message. (2.) In the X.25 API, to confirm that a data packet with the D-bit set has arrived.
A message sent by the intersection manager to driver agents to acknowledge the receipt of a Cancel or Reservation-Completed message. Once a driver agent has received this message after sending a Cancel message, it knows that the reservation it held previously has been cancelled and it is free to send a new Request message.
a shortage of key personnel to fight the war on terrorism
Keywords:  argue, analogously, avoid
after analogously argue avoid
to give credit to another person's words, ideas, or opinions in the form of a note and/or bibliographic citation.
To cite the source of information in a written piece.
Keywords:  valid, binding, accept, deed, legally
accept as legally binding and valid; "acknowledge the deed"