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    identify - Dictionary definition and meaning for word identify

    Definition
    (verb) recognize as being; establish the identity of someone or something
    Synonyms : place
    Example Sentence
    • She identified the man on the 'wanted' poster
    Definition
    (verb) give the name or identifying characteristics of; refer to by name or some other identifying characteristic property
    Synonyms : name
    Example Sentence
    • Many senators were named in connection with the scandal
    • The almanac identifies the auspicious months
    Definition
    (verb) consider (oneself) as similar to somebody else
    Example Sentence
    • He identified with the refugees
    Definition
    (verb) conceive of as united or associated
    Example Sentence
    • Sex activity is closely identified with the hypothalamus
    Definition
    (verb) identify as in botany or biology, for example
    Synonyms : describe , discover , distinguish , key , key out , name
    Definition
    (verb) consider to be equal or the same
    Example Sentence
    • He identified his brother as one of the fugitives
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