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How will I recognize you?

 and How will I know you?
a question asked by one of two people who have agreed to meet for the first time in a large busy place. Tom: Okay, I'll meet you at the west door of the station. Mary: Fine. How will I recognize you? Tom: I'll be wearing dark glasses. Bill: I'll meet you at six. How will I recognize you? Mary: I'll be carrying a brown umbrella.
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recognize someone as someone or something

to accept and acknowledge someone to be someone; to accept and acknowledge something to be something. Mary didn't recognize the lawyer as her legal representative. Lizzy didn't recognize the car as her car.
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recognize someone or something by something

to know someone or something by some distinguishing sign. You will be able to recognize me by my long mustache. Mary recognized her car by the ribbon tied to the antenna.
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recognize someone or something for something

 
1. to identify someone or something as something. I recognized the deal for a scam as soon as I heard about it. Anyone could recognize Max for a common thief.
2. to show appreciation to someone or something for something. The organization recognized Laura for her excellent contributions to the philanthropy committee. The officers recognized the committee for its outstanding efforts.
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recognize something for what it is

 and recognize one for what one is
to see and understand exactly what someone or something is or represents. The disease represented a serious threat to all peoples, and Dr. Smith recognized it for what it was. I recognize you for what you are, you scoundrel!
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VoiceGenie has incorporated the capabilities of OpenSpeech Recognizer 2.
Nuance Recognizer signals a new era of performance for speech solutions," said Steve Chambers, president, speech division, Nuance.
NL Speech Assistant greatly reduces time spent developing the grammars by automatically creating the speech interpreter needed to transform the runtime output of a speech recognizer into something the computer can understand.
A speech recognizer analyzes the segments, identifying the particular language sounds, or phonemes, involved.
The Tablet PC Recognizer Pack allows users who write and speak more than one language to install another language on their Tablet PC.
By pre-integrating and bundling speech recognizers such as Philips SpeechPearl(TM) with the Unisys Natural Language technology, the Unisys ASR Reseller program will drive the growth of the speech-based application market to one day replace touch-tone applications with more efficient voice technology.
OpenSpeech Recognizer delivers the largest portfolio of speech recognition languages in the industry, with support for nearly 50 languages and dialects today and more planned for the
The MUIRP also allows the installation of a Spanish handwriting recognizer, enabling users to automatically translate notes that were handwritten in Spanish into text.
The inclusion of the source code sample within the Nuance OpenSpeech Recognizer product is particularly important for the many common ISVs and system integrators that already exist between the Nuance and Eicon Partner programs.
InterVoice-Brite will integrate the OpenSpeech(TM) Recognizer from SpeechWorks, a leading provider of network-based speech recognition and text-to-speech (TTS) technologies and services, into its SpeechAccess(TM), speech and text-to-speech product line.
To sort out these concerns, ScanSoft introduced the OpenSpeech(TM) Recognizer (OSR), a speech recognition solution for telephony applications.
27 /PRNewswire/ -- Unisys (NYSE: UIS) and Philips Speech Processing today announced an agreement allowing Unisys to resell and integrate Philips automated speech recognizer (ASR) engine with Unisys award-winning Natural Language (NL) Understanding technology, opening new markets for both companies.
The majority of VoiceObjects customers today use ScanSoft(R) OpenSpeech(R) Recognizer 3.
The highly accurate technology supplied by VCS has proven to be the best choice for the automotive environment where a robust recognizer is especially important.
LumenVox's Speech Recognition Engine (SRE) is an automated speech recognizer that performs speech recognition on audio data from any audio source.