verb (acknows, acknowing, acknew, acknown)
- (context, transitive, obsolete) To recognize.
Etymology: Prefix a- + know, from Anglo-Saxon oncnÄwan
- : You will not be acknown, sir. - Ben Jonson
- (context, transitive, obsolete) To acknowledge; to confess (often with "of" or "on") - Geoffrey Chaucer.
- : We say of a stubborn body that standeth still in the denying of his fault, This man will not acknowledge his fault, or, He will not be acknown of his fault. - Sir Thomas More
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