(BrE also -isable) adj.
make sb/sth

the mannerisms that make him instantly recognizable

clearly, completely, easily, highly, immediately, instantly, quite, readily

John's car was easily recognizable.

a building that was immediately recognizable as a prison


The brand has a universally recognizable logo.

barely, hardly, scarcely (esp. BrE)

a language barely recognizable as English


recognizable by their distinctive uniforms


The project's benefits were recognizable to all interest groups.

Recognizable is used with these nouns: ↑name

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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 — [[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… …   English 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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