Recognized vs Observed - What's the difference?

recognized | observed |

As verbs the difference between recognized and observed

is that recognized is (recognize) while observed is (observe).

As an adjective recognized

is notable; distinguished; honored.



Alternative forms

*recognised (UK )


(en adjective)
  • Notable; distinguished; honored.
  • *{{quote-book, year=1963, author=(Margery Allingham)
  • , title=(The China Governess) , chapter=Foreword citation , passage=‘I understand that the district was considered a sort of sanctuary,’ the Chief was saying. ‘ […] They tell me there was a recognized swag market down here.’}}


  • (recognize)
  • observed



  • (observe)
  • Aldrichimica Acta Volume 30 No 4] (pdf) from [ Sigma-Aldrich
  • ::N-substituted pyrroles are much less reactive than the other 5-membered 1,3-dienes; no reaction was observed between N-(trimethylsilyl) pyrrole or N-benzylpyrrole with Smith’s diene (4) under thermal or high pressure (4 days at 14 kbar) conditions, even in the presence of Lewis acids.