Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun acknowledgment

3 senses of acknowledgment

Sense 1
recognition, acknowledgment, acknowledgement -- (the state or quality of being recognized or acknowledged; "the partners were delighted with the recognition of their work"; "she seems to avoid much in the way of recognition or acknowledgement of feminist work prior to her own")
       => acceptance -- (the state of being acceptable and accepted; "torn jeans received no acceptance at the country club")

Sense 2
citation, cite, acknowledgment, credit, reference, mention, quotation -- (a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage; "the student's essay failed to list several important citations"; "the acknowledgments are usually printed at the front of a book"; "the article includes mention of similar clinical cases")
       => note, annotation, notation -- (a comment or instruction (usually added); "his notes were appended at the end of the article"; "he added a short notation to the address on the envelope")

Sense 3
acknowledgment, acknowledgement -- (a statement acknowledging something or someone; "she must have seen him but she gave no sign of acknowledgment"; "the preface contained an acknowledgment of those who had helped her")
       => message, content, subject matter, substance -- (what a communication that is about something is about)

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