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Synonyms for identify
aɪˈdɛn təˌfaɪ, ɪˈdɛn-

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  1. identifyverb

    Synonyms:
    ID

  2. identifyverb

    To establish the identity of someone or something.

    Synonyms:
    ID

  3. identifyverb

    To establish the taxonomic classification of an organism.

    Synonyms:
    ID

  4. identifyverb

    To equate two or more things.

    Synonyms:
    ID

  5. identifyverb

    To have a strong affinity with; to feel oneself to be modelled on or connected to.

    Synonyms:
    ID

  6. identifyverb

    To associate oneself with some group.

    Synonyms:
    ID

  7. identifyverb

    To claim an identity; to describe oneself as a member of a group; to assert the use of a particular term to describe oneself.

    Synonyms:
    ID

  8. identifyverb

    To map a number of points to one.

    Synonyms:
    ID

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. identify

    Synonyms:
    unite, integrate, recognize, verify, incorporate

    Antonyms:
    divide, disunite, confound, confuse, overlook, mistake

Princeton's WordNet

  1. identify, placeverb

    recognize as being; establish the identity of someone or something

    "She identified the man on the 'wanted' poster"

    Synonyms:
    put, aim, come out, key out, post, grade, range, set, describe, pose, place, name, locate, lay, invest, localize, send, site, rank, rate, direct, station, position, come in, distinguish, target, discover, order, key, point, commit, localise

  2. name, identifyverb

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

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

    Synonyms:
    discover, place, list, appoint, bring up, mention, name, describe, advert, key out, diagnose, call, distinguish, cite, refer, nominate, key, make, constitute

  3. identifyverb

    consider (oneself) as similar to somebody else

    "He identified with the refugees"

    Synonyms:
    describe, name, key, place, distinguish, key out, discover

  4. identifyverb

    conceive of as united or associated

    "Sex activity is closely identified with the hypothalamus"

    Synonyms:
    describe, name, key, place, distinguish, key out, discover

  5. identify, discover, key, key out, distinguish, describe, nameverb

    identify as in botany or biology, for example

    Synonyms:
    account, detect, distinguish, chance upon, signalise, trace, let out, separate, place, secern, bring out, reveal, disclose, attain, let on, depict, cite, find, describe, get word, differentiate, fall upon, refer, strike, spot, report, nominate, make, pick out, see, find out, key, expose, bring up, give away, mark, break, appoint, severalise, tell apart, signalize, happen upon, delineate, list, divulge, make out, come across, key out, observe, get a line, notice, recognize, line, name, pick up, call, mention, draw, discern, advert, recognise, tell, unwrap, constitute, learn, come upon, light upon, get wind, chance on, diagnose, discover, secernate, severalize, hear

  6. identifyverb

    consider to be equal or the same

    "He identified his brother as one of the fugitives"

    Synonyms:
    describe, name, key, place, distinguish, key out, discover

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. identifyverb

    Synonyms:
    prove to be identical, prove to be the same, ascertain to be the same

  2. identifyverb

    Synonyms:
    make identical, regard as one, consider the same

  3. identifyverb

    Synonyms:
    become identical, be the same

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How to use identify in a sentence?

  1. Billy Payne:

    It became obvious fairly quickly that the place we could impact the most would be throughout Asia, we thought if we could identify good golfers and create heroes who would be emulated by other kids, in the process they would be attracted to the game.

  2. The Heritage:

    There are an unknown number of self-radicalized militants in many different countries that may self-identify with ISIS and carry out ‘lone wolf’ terrorist attacks in its name, without necessarily being members of the group.

  3. Christopher Starr:

    It actually strengthens those connections in that part of the brain to help us better be able to identify [and] process a blurry image in front of our eyes.

  4. Harald Hampel:

    We were able to identify certain genetic variations for certain patients that explain their improved response.

  5. Naomi Leinen:

    Initially I make a call and ask just for general volunteer help or for them to identify five friends that might be able to support us, so starting out small, i actually made 50 on Saturday myself just to donors and to would-be supporters, so each Saturday I'm devoting time to make calls, and during the week, I make emails just to reach out.

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