recognizable

recognizable
[[t]re̱kəgna͟ɪzəb(ə)l[/t]]
ADJ-GRADED: oft adv ADJ, ADJ as/by/to n
If something can be easily recognized or identified, you can say that it is easily recognizable.

The vault was opened and the body found to be well preserved, his features easily recognizable...

This tree is always recognizable by its extremely beautiful silvery bark.

...the world's most recognizable athlete.

Derived words:
recognizably [[t]re̱kəgna͟ɪzəbli[/t]] ADV-GRADED usu ADV n, ADV adj

The request, naturally, is politely phrased but is still recognizably a command...

At seven weeks, an embryo is about three-fourths of an inch long and recognizably human.

(in BRIT, also use recognisable)

English dictionary. 2008.

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  • Recognizable — Rec og*ni za*ble (r[e^]k [o^]g*n[imac] z[.a]*b l or r[ e]*k[o^]g n[i^]*z[.a]*b l; 277), a. Capable of being recognized. [Written also {recognisable}.] {Rec og*ni za*bly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • recognizable — [rek′əg nī΄zə bəl] adj. that can be recognized recognizability n. recognizably adv. * * * See recognize. * * * …   Universalium

  • recognizable — index apparent (perceptible), appreciable, arrant (definite), ascertainable, cognizable, coherent ( …   Law dictionary

  • recognizable — (Amer.) rec·og·niz·a·ble || rekÉ™gnaɪzÉ™bl adj. identifiable, determinable, able to be distinguished, can be recognized (also recognisable) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • recognizable — [rek′əg nī΄zə bəl] adj. that can be recognized recognizability n. recognizably adv …   English World dictionary

  • recognizable — (BrE also isable) adj. VERBS ▪ be ▪ become ▪ remain ▪ make sb/sth ▪ the mannerisms that make him instantly recognizable …   Collocations dictionary

  • recognizable — rec|og|niz|a|ble [ rekəg,naızəbl ] adjective able to be recognized: It is the most recognizable structure in the city. ╾ rec|og|niz|a|bly adverb …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • recognizable — UK [ˈrekəɡˌnaɪzəb(ə)l] / US adjective able to be recognized It is the most recognizable structure in the city. Derived word: recognizably adverb …   English dictionary

  • recognizable — recognize (also recognise) ► VERB 1) identify as already known; know again. 2) acknowledge the existence, validity, or legality of. 3) show official appreciation of. DERIVATIVES recognizable adjective. ORIGIN Latin recognoscere, from cognoscere… …   English terms dictionary

  • recognizable — adjective 1. easily perceived; easy to become aware of (Freq. 2) this situation produces recognizable stress symptoms • Similar to: ↑perceptible 2. capable of being recognized (Freq. 2) • Syn: ↑recognisable, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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