°To admit the knowledge of; to recognize as a fact or truth; to declare one's belief in; as, to acknowledge the being of a God.
"I acknowledge my transgressions. - Psalm 51:3''."
°To own or recognize in a particular quality, character or relationship; to admit the claims or authority of; to give recognition to.
"In all thy ways acknowledge Him. - Proverbs'' 3:6"
synonyms: avow, proclaim, recognize, own more» , admit, allow, concede, confess