Recognized vs Famous - What's the difference?

recognized | famous |


As adjectives the difference between recognized and famous

is that recognized is notable; distinguished; honored while famous is well known.

As a verb recognized

is (recognize).

recognized

English

Alternative forms

*recognised (UK )

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Notable; distinguished; honored.
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    Verb

    (head)
  • (recognize)
  • famous

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Well known.
  • In the public eye.
  • Some people are only famous within their city.

    Synonyms

    * famed, noted, celebrated, well-known, renowned * See

    Derived terms

    * famously * famous last words