Definitions for identify

Definitions for (verb) identify

Main entry: identify

Definition: consider to be equal or the same

Usage: He identified his brother as one of the fugitives

Main entry: identify, place

Definition: recognize as being; establish the identity of someone or something

Usage: She identified the man on the 'wanted' poster

Main entry: discover, distinguish, describe, identify, key, key out, name

Definition: identify as in botany or biology, for example

Main entry: identify

Definition: consider (oneself) as similar to somebody else

Usage: He identified with the refugees

Main entry: identify

Definition: conceive of as united or associated

Usage: Sex activity is closely identified with the hypothalamus

Main entry: name, identify

Definition: give the name or identifying characteristics of; refer to by name or some other identifying characteristic property

Usage: Many senators were named in connection with the scandal; The almanac identifies the auspicious months

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