The act of acknowledging; admission; avowal; owning; confession. (noun)
The act of owning or recognizing in a particular character or relationship; recognition as regards the existence, authority, truth, or genuineness. (noun)
An award or other expression or token of appreciation. (noun)
An owning with gratitude of a benefit or an obligation (as in "acknowledgment" of a favor). (noun)
A message from the addressee informing the originator that the originator's communication has been received and understood, as a wedding invitation's acknowledgment. (noun)
A response (ACK) sent by a receiver to indicate successful receipt of a transmission. (noun)
An owning as genuine or valid; an avowing or admission in legal form (as in "acknowledgment of a deed"). (noun)
A formal statement or document recognizing the fulfillment or execution of a legal requirement or procedure. (noun)
Examples of word acknowledgment
Do you really believe Israel, a nation with 200-400 nuclear weapons under no oversight, inspection, and even acknowledgment, is really under a immediate threat from Iran, a nation with no nuclear weapons?
We looked at each other, seemingly sitting on the edge of the world, and almost simultaneously our neighbors smiles joined ours in acknowledgment of The Bucket List, as we held the coffee to our noses, waived its steamy essence toward our nose, took a deep breath and looked at each other laughing, as if we were sitting next to Jack Nicholson who did the same as we savored his favorite coffee.
Perhaps what's most egregious about Verizon's error is that it had seemingly been going on for at least a year, apparently without action or acknowledgment from the company.
“I'd like to have acknowledgment from the government of what he did,” said Herbert, whose father died almost a quarter-century ago.
The Council showed their wisdom and voted 7-2 to complete the trail, with limitations on where the trail would be built for now, in acknowledgment of the business activity in Ballard. (i.e., a compromise)