ACKNOWLEDGE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of ACKNOWLEDGE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 v.  declare to be true or admit; express obligation, thanks
Classic Sentence: (183 in 13 pages)
1  Look here, Mr. Sherlock Holmes," he said, "we are all ready to acknowledge that you are a smart man, and that you have your own methods of working.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
2  I acknowledge to this ridiculous idiosyncrasy, as a reason why I would give them a little more play.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER X
3  He could not bring himself to acknowledge, in presence of such an assembly, the son whom he had renounced and disinherited.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVIII
4  And now to my boon," said the King, "which I ask not with one jot the less confidence, that thou hast refused to acknowledge my lawful sovereignty.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XLII
5  Rowena was ever ready to acknowledge the claims, and attend to the feelings, of others.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XLIV
6  They should be alive and frisky, and acknowledge the great god Pan.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 19
7  Fanny's heart was not absolutely the only saddened one amongst them, as she soon began to acknowledge to herself.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVII
8  I could not see him and my eldest sister in the same room without recollecting what you once told me, and I acknowledge that they did not meet as friends.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XLIV
9  Anne had never seen her father and sister before in contact with nobility, and she must acknowledge herself disappointed.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 16
10  When he did perceive and acknowledge her, however, it was done with all his usual frankness and good humour.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 18
11  Anne could just acknowledge within herself such a possibility of having been induced to marry him, as made her shudder at the idea of the misery which must have followed.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 21
12  Thus much indeed he was obliged to acknowledge: that he had been constant unconsciously, nay unintentionally; that he had meant to forget her, and believed it to be done.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 23
13  Take a pinch of snuff, Doctor, and acknowledge that I have scored over you in your example.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In III. A CASE OF IDENTITY
14  Such are the adventures of last night, and you must acknowledge, my dear Holmes, that I have done you very well in the matter of a report.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 9. The Light upon the Moor [Second Report of Dr. ...
15  I think that you will acknowledge that the problem was already one of interest, but my observations soon made me realize that it was in truth much more extraordinary than would at first sight appear.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In VIII. The Adventure of The Crooked Man
Example Sentence: (31 in 3 pages)
16  Don't step on him; he's already acknowledged his faults.
17  Republicans acknowledged that they had little choice but to mount an all-out offensive on the Democratic nominee.
18  Naylor acknowledged, in a letter to the judge, that he was a drug addict.
19  The film festival is acknowledged as an event of international importance.
20  It is generally acknowledged to be true.
21  He is generally acknowledged to have the finest collection of Dutch paintings in private hands.
22  The peace settlement effectively acknowledged the country's independence.
23  It is universally acknowledged that the US is a strong country.
24  Before being taken to the execution chamber he acknowledged that he deserved punishment, but he said it was unfair that he was paying the ultimate price while his co-defendant, his girlfriend, who was charged as a juvenile, had the chance of a normal life.
25  He was known as the pilgrim Pope visiting more than 100 countries and is generally acknowledged as the most well traveled world leader ever.
26  By adopting a small-target strategy eschewing major policy platforms, Abbott kept scrutiny on Labor's infighting -- an issue senior party figures acknowledged cost it the election.
27  Thus it is not at all surprising to find managers acknowledging the importance of local knowledge.
28  This amounted to an acknowledgement that she had been wrong.
29  The lawyer should ascertain the reasons why the client chose your firm and send an acknowledgement to recommending sources, if appropriate.
30  This report is an acknowledgement of the size of the problem.