acknow

transitive verb (acknew ; acknown ; acknowing ; acknows)
Etymology: alteration (influenced by such words as accord, account) of Middle English aknowen, from Old English oncnāwan to recognize, confess, from on + cnāwan to know — more at on, know
obsolete : to confess knowledge of

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  • Acknow — Ac*know ([a^]k*n[=o] ), v. t. [Pref. a + know; AS. oncn[=a]wan.] 1. To recognize. [Obs.] You will not be acknown, sir. B. Jonson. [1913 Webster] 2. To acknowledge; to confess. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] {To be acknown} (often with of or on),… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Kazer Acknow Powa — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Kazer Acknow Powa, nacido en el año 1980, y con residencia en Galicia, España, es conocido principalmente por sus creaciones tanto musicales como cinematográficas. El nombre con el que firma sus obras no es verdadero …   Wikipedia Español

  • To be acknown — Acknow Ac*know ([a^]k*n[=o] ), v. t. [Pref. a + know; AS. oncn[=a]wan.] 1. To recognize. [Obs.] You will not be acknown, sir. B. Jonson. [1913 Webster] 2. To acknowledge; to confess. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] {To be acknown} (often with of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • acknown — past part of acknow * * * acknown pa. pple. of acknow …   Useful english dictionary

  • acknowledge — ac*knowl edge ([a^]k*n[o^]l [e^]j), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {acknowledged} ([a^]k*n[o^]l [e^]jd); p. pr. & vb. n. {acknowledging} ([a^]k*n[o^]l [e^]j*[i^]ng).] [Prob. fr. pref. a + the verb knowledge. See {Knowledge}, and cf. {Acknow}.] 1. To own or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • acknowledged — acknowledge ac*knowl edge ([a^]k*n[o^]l [e^]j), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {acknowledged} ([a^]k*n[o^]l [e^]jd); p. pr. & vb. n. {acknowledging} ([a^]k*n[o^]l [e^]j*[i^]ng).] [Prob. fr. pref. a + the verb knowledge. See {Knowledge}, and cf. {Acknow}.] 1 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • acknowledging — acknowledge ac*knowl edge ([a^]k*n[o^]l [e^]j), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {acknowledged} ([a^]k*n[o^]l [e^]jd); p. pr. & vb. n. {acknowledging} ([a^]k*n[o^]l [e^]j*[i^]ng).] [Prob. fr. pref. a + the verb knowledge. See {Knowledge}, and cf. {Acknow}.] 1 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Aknow — Ak*now Earlier form of {Acknow}. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] {To be aknow}, to acknowledge; to confess. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To be aknow — Aknow Ak*now Earlier form of {Acknow}. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] {To be aknow}, to acknowledge; to confess. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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