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How will I recognize you?

What should I look for to identify you when we meet for the first time? A: "OK, so I'll meet you at the train station at 3. How will I recognize you?" B: "Well, I have red hair, and I'll be wearing a purple dress."
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recognize (someone or something) as (someone or something)

1. To remember or identify someone or something as being a certain person or thing one has previously perceived. I recognized her as the woman who had processed my claim in the bank. I didn't recognize it as anything I'd heard before.
2. To show acceptance or acknowledgement of someone or something as having a particular role, status, or position. The government still refuses to recognize the region as a separate, independent region. We will never recognize you as our leader.
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recognize (someone or something) by (something)

To be able to identify or remember someone or something because of some distinguishing trait, characteristic, behavior, etc. I was able to recognize him by the unmistakable mark on the right side of his face. You should be able to recognize their house by the large Italian flag they always have hanging from their front porch.
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recognize (someone or something) for (something)

1. To be able to identify or remember someone or something as being a certain kind of person or thing. I recognized him for a petty conman the moment he tried talking me into that ridiculous scheme. If you were smart, you'd recognize this for the amazing deal that it is.
2. To honor, praise, or acknowledge someone or something for some deed or achievement. They are recognizing Ken for his years of service to the company. The government is recognizing the company for its important environmental work.
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recognize (someone or something) for what (someone or something) is

To be able to perceive and understand the true nature of someone or something. She seems committed to thinking of him as some misunderstood outcast, instead of just recognizing him for what he is—a petty thug. You need to recognize the situation for what it is and start putting things in place to deal with it.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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.
See also: how, recognize, will

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.
See also: by, recognize

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.
See also: for, recognize

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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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Several blocks of items were entered in each speech condition in order to allow examination of the early effects of adaptation by the recognizer to the user's voice (and the adaptation of the user to the recognizer).
In both of these studies, even though one or both component recognizers failed to identify users' intended meanings, the architectural constraints imposed by the QuickSet multimodal system's semantic unification process ruled out incompatible speech and gesture integrations.
Therefore, they believe that the incompleteness theorem limits the power of mechanical theorem recognizers along with all other axiomatic systems.
Microsoft Speech Recognizer 9.0 for Microsoft Office Communications Server Speech Server (MSS'2007) (Spanish-US) was selected for telephony applications.
Multistroke ($N) Recognizer is an algorithm that reads more than one pattern (stroke) but uses a lot of memory resulting in a slow process, because of the permutation of each stroke [23].
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The main reason for the low satisfaction scores is that in-vehicle recognizers often hear unexpected audio, which leads to unexpected things happening.
Since the classifiers must be stored within the physical database, they must implement the serializeMySelf and deserializeMySelf methods, which encode/decode the recognizer into/from a convenient binary format.
A recognizer timed tissue P system can be defined as the form
Our goal is design a robust recognizer to predict label on the unlabelled test data.
* Cortana * This build includes updates to the console speech recognizer for US and UK users, which reduces time to recognize commands like "Pause", "Play", "Mute", "Yes", and "No".
He said that Optical Marks Recognizer system was being introduced through which one lac papers would be check out within 24 hours without any error.
The meeting was assured by all the Chairmen that Optical Marks Recognizer (OMR) System would be ensured by July 10 this year, in all Boards accordingly.
The speech recognizer can also be used for dictation in Microsoft Word.
The efficiency of an automatic speaker recognizer is conditioned by the discrimination capability of feature vectors that are used.