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recognize

(rĕk′əg-nīz′)
tr.v. recog·nized, recog·nizing, recog·nizes
Biology To exhibit recognition for (an antigen or a substrate, for example).

rec′og·niz′a·ble adj.
rec′og·niz′a·bly adv.
rec′og·niz′er n.
References in classic literature ?
The church-bells rang, and the children recognised the high towers, and the large town; it was that in which they dwelt.
But besides all this, he reminded him that if he prided himself on being a gentleman and a Christian, he could not do otherwise than keep his plighted word; and that in doing so he would obey God and meet the approval of all sensible people, who know and recognised it to be the privilege of beauty, even in one of humble birth, provided virtue accompany it, to be able to raise itself to the level of any rank, without any slur upon him who places it upon an equality with himself; and furthermore that when the potent sway of passion asserts itself, so long as there be no mixture of sin in it, he is not to be blamed who gives way to it.