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Synonyms for identify
aɪˈdɛn təˌfaɪ, ɪˈdɛn-iden·ti·fy

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Wiktionary5.0 / 1 vote

  1. identifyverb


  2. identifyverb

    To establish the identity of someone or something.


  3. identifyverb

    To establish the taxonomic classification of an organism.


  4. identifyverb

    To equate two or more things.


  5. identifyverb

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


  6. identifyverb

    To associate oneself with some group.


  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.


  8. identifyverb

    To map a number of points to one.


Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms4.0 / 3 votes

  1. identify

    unite, integrate, recognize, verify, incorporate

    divide, disunite, confound, confuse, overlook, mistake

Princeton's WordNet3.0 / 2 votes

  1. identify, placeverb

    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

  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"

    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"

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

  4. identifyverb

    conceive of as united or associated

    "Sex activity is closely identified with the hypothalamus"

    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

    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"

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes4.5 / 2 votes

  1. identifyverb

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

  2. identifyverb

    make identical, regard as one, consider the same

  3. identifyverb

    become identical, be the same

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  1. Sonja Diaz:

    It's likely that Latino males will support Trump in 2020 at higher rates than Latinas. And you see that generally in terms of the trends of White voters and White males in particular, i think that there's something around masculinity and misogyny that is really galvanizing some voters who identify as men. And I don't know that there is a cultural component to it. It's just an American male phenomenon.

  2. The FDA:

    This includes more than 6,000 participants who identify as Hispanic or LatinX, and more than 3,000 participants who identify as Black orAfrican American.

  3. The Washington Post:

    They were, he recalled, what appeared to be near-verbatim transcripts of classified intelligence documents that OG indicated he had brought home from his job on a ‘military base,’ which the member declined to identify, oG claimed he spent at least some of his day inside a secure facility that prohibited cellphones and other electronic devices, which could be used to document the secret information housed on government computer networks or spooling out from printers.

  4. The FBI:

    Working together, the FBI will identify, pursue, and impose costs and consequences on individuals, groups, or nation states who use cyber means to threaten the United States or U.S. interests.

  5. Phil Mickelson:

    It's certainly challenging but there's nothing over the top because the greens are somewhat receptive, i thought it was a great set-up to identify who's playing the best.

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