She refused to acknowledge defeat. 她拒绝承认失败。
We must not fail to acknowledge his services to the town . 我们必须感谢他对本市的贡献。
vt. 表示认识，向(某人)打招呼 ;告知(信件、礼物)的收到，确认
acknowledge sb.’s letter 确认收到某人的来信
acknowledge a deed
感谢某人通常不说 acknowledge sb. 常用acknowledge one’s … with … 用…向某人的…致谢
He acknowledged the applause with a small bow.
He acknowledged having been frightened. 他承认受惊。
acknowledge one's defeat
It is universally acknowledged that... ...
acknowledge the applause
acknowledge the corn
[美俚]承认为事实, 认输, 甘拜下风
acknowledge the superiority of