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Ichidan verb
Transitive verb
to recognize, to recognise, to observe, to noticeaccepter, admettre, apprécier, approuver, reconnaître

to deem, to judge, to assess
to approve, to deem acceptable, to allow
to admit, to accept, to confess (to a charge)
to watch steadily, to observe carefully
to renown, to give renown to, to appreciate, to acknowledgeви́деть, замеча́ть, признава́ть, одобря́тьmerken, bemerken, erblicken, erkennen, feststellen, zugeben, anerkennen, genehmigen, billigen, einräumen, erklären für
ON: ニンKUN: みと.める, したた.める
acknowledge, witness, discern, recognize, appreciate, believe

Conjugated forms
Example sentences
彼は遺書をしたためた。Parts: (かれ), 遺書 (いしょ), 認める (したためる)He has drawn up a will.

我々は彼の才能を認めている。Parts: 我々 (われわれ), (かれ), 才能 (さいのう), 認める (みとめる)We appreciate his talent.

このお願いをお認めいただけましたら幸いです。Parts: 此の (この), お願い (おねがい), 認める (みとめる), 頂ける (いただける), 幸い (さいわい)I would be grateful for your approval of this request.

x線写真で異状が認められます。Parts: (せん), 写真 (しゃしん), 異状 (いじょう), 認める (みとめる)We have detected an abnormality on your x-ray.

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