recognize as being; establish the identity of someone or something
"She identified the man on the 'wanted' poster"
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
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"
consider (oneself) as similar to somebody else
"He identified with the refugees"
conceive of as united or associated
"Sex activity is closely identified with the hypothalamus"
identify, discover, key, key out, distinguish, describe, name(verb)
identify as in botany or biology, for example
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
consider to be equal or the same
"He identified his brother as one of the fugitives"
To establish the identity of someone or something.
To establish the taxonomic classification of an organism.
To equate two or more things.
To have a strong affinity with; to feel oneself to be modelled on or connected to.
To associate oneself with some group.
To claim an identity; to describe oneself as a member of a group; to assert the use of a particular term to describe oneself.
To map a number of points to one.
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List of paraphrases for "identify":
identifying, determine, identification, detect, define, determining, find, identified, ascertain, pinpoint, identifies, indicate, locate, defining, establish, designate, specify, determination, recognize, discover, appoint, detecting, discern, i.d., assess, delineate, set, decide
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How to use identify in a sentence?
Every human may not seem good to you. But, every person has at least one good quality. Thus, identify it, appreciate it and then learn something new. For surely, there is something good in every human. ~Emeasoba George
Even though citizen scientists may not be able to identify a species correctly, they can still make their attempt at identification, every data point is certified by our experts and then only the ones where we can identify the species go into the database.
Because a caucus does not provide for early or absentee voting, it is a true test of a ground game: the ability of campaigns to identify, win over, and deliver voters.
This was a very frightening incident for the victims, for, I’m sure, the neighbors, knowing what happened, the good part is that detectives were able to identify him.
Awakening of the mind is in waking up the kind feelings in the heart with an insight of the soul to distinctly identify and galvanize definitely the shade of darkness created by the colour of happiness.
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- апазна́ць, апазнава́цьBelarusian
- identificar-se, identificarCatalan, Valencian
- gleichsetzen, identifizierenGerman
- identificar, identificarseSpanish
- samaistaa, tunnistaa, samastaa, samaistua, samastua, identifioidaFinnish
- s'identifier à, identifierFrench
- comharraichScottish Gaelic
- की पहचानHindi
- idantifyeHaitian Creole
- изедначува, идентификува, препознава, поистоветуваMacedonian
- identificeren, determinerenDutch
- identifisere seg, identifisereNorwegian Nynorsk
- identifisere, identifisere segNorwegian
- [[identificar]]-[[se]], identificarPortuguese
- идентифицировать, отождествить, отождествиться, отождествлять, отождествляться, идентифицироваться, опознать, солидаризироваться, опознаватьRussian
- поистоветити, poistovetitiSerbo-Croatian
- identifiera, identifiera sigSwedish
- nhận địnhVietnamese
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