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acknowledgment

ac·knowl·edg·ment [or] ac·knowl·edge·ment

acknowledgment [or] acknowledgement

 
 
pronunciation:
aek na lihj mnt
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of acknowledging.
The jury was surprised by the accused man's acknowledgment of his guilt.
synonyms:
answer, assent, concession, honor, profession, recognition, reply, response, salute
similar words:
appreciation, confession, credit, declaration, greeting
definition 2: something done to express thanks or show appreciation.
As an acknowledgment for her hard work, they presented her with flowers.
synonyms:
appreciation, recognition, thanks
similar words:
gratitude, tribute