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To notice or recognize something or someone - synonyms or related words

notice

verb

to become conscious of someone or something by seeing, hearing, or feeling them

recognize

verb

to know who the person is or what the thing is that you are seeing, hearing etc because you have seen, heard etc them before

observe

verb

formal

to notice someone doing something, or to notice something happening

identify

verb

to recognize someone and be able to say who they are

spot

verb

to notice someone or something

detect

verb

to notice something, especially when it is not obvious

discern

verb

formal

to notice something, especially after thinking about it carefully or studying it

tell

verb

to recognize something as a result of knowledge, experience, or evidence

tell apart

to recognize the difference between two people or things that are very similar

recognition

noun

the ability to recognize a person or thing

rat tail

a type of hairstyle which has a long, thin strip of hair growing down the back of the neck

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(of a politician) to be able to communicate and connect with ordinary people

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