Synonyms for identify
aɪˈdɛn təˌfaɪ, ɪˈdɛn-iden·ti·fy
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Wiktionary5.0 / 1 vote
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.
Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms4.0 / 3 votes
Princeton's WordNet3.0 / 2 votes
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, nameverb
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"
Dictionary of English Synonymes4.5 / 2 votes
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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To be very honest with you, when you didn't ask the question, you put it out there is whether or not I identify as gay. And the answer is I don't identify as gay, but I do identify as bisexual, and that is something that I have never shared publicly before.
Obviously the children that go on to depression the more we can identify them well the more we are hopeful that we can get preventive treatments going. Not waiting for them to be suffering but helping them beforehand, so we want to learn both to identify early children who are at true risk, help them before they struggle and learn from those that are resilient what is different about them because that might be a hint about how to help the children that are not resilient.
Over the years, we have come to identify quality in a college not by whom it serves but by how many students it excludes. Let us not be a sacred priesthood protecting the temple, but rather the fulfillers of dreams.
Some people think only intellect counts knowing how to solve problems, knowing how to get by, knowing how to identify an advantage and seize it. But the functions of intellect are insufficient without courage, love, friendship, compassion and empathy.
In a while it will be harder to identify the sectors where there is no misalignment than to identify the sectors where there is misalignment, I'm afraid.
Translations for identify
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- апазнава́ць, апазна́цьBelarusian
- identificar-se, identificarCatalan, Valencian
- gleichsetzen, identifizierenGerman
- identificar, identificarseSpanish
- samastua, identifioida, samaistua, samastaa, samaistaa, tunnistaaFinnish
- identifier, s'identifier àFrench
- comharraichScottish Gaelic
- की पहचानHindi
- idantifyeHaitian Creole
- поистоветува, изедначува, препознава, идентификуваMacedonian
- determineren, identificerenDutch
- identifisere seg, identifisereNorwegian Nynorsk
- identifisere seg, identifisereNorwegian
- identificar, [[identificar]]-[[se]]Portuguese
- солидаризироваться, идентифицировать, отождествить, отождествиться, отождествлять, отождествляться, идентифицироваться, опознать, опознаватьRussian
- поистоветити, poistovetitiSerbo-Croatian
- identifiera, identifiera sigSwedish
- nhận địnhVietnamese
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