• (Britain) The act of owning or recognizing in a particular character or relationship; recognition as regards the existence, authority, truth, or genuineness.
  • (Britain) A message from the addressee informing the originator that the originator's communication has been received and understood.

    "a wedding invitation's acknowledgement"

  • (Britain, law) A formal statement or document recognizing the fulfilment or execution of a legal requirement or procedure.
  • (Britain) The act of acknowledging; admission; avowal; owning; confession.
  • (Britain) An expression of gratitude.
  • (Britain, law) The act of a man admitting a child as his own.
  • (Britain) An award or other expression or token of appreciation.
  • (Britain, telecommunications, computing, networking) A response sent by a receiver to indicate successful receipt of a transmission.

    "See Wikipedia article on transmission"

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