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Synonyms for identify
aɪˈdɛn təˌfaɪ, ɪˈdɛn-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. identify, place(verb)

    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, identify(verb)

    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. identify(verb)

    consider (oneself) as similar to somebody else

    "He identified with the refugees"

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

  4. identify(verb)

    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, name(verb)

    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. identify(verb)

    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

Wiktionary

  1. identify(verb)

    Synonyms:
    ID

  2. identify(verb)

    To establish the identity of someone or something.

    Synonyms:
    ID

  3. identify(verb)

    To establish the taxonomic classification of an organism.

    Synonyms:
    ID

  4. identify(verb)

    To equate two or more things.

    Synonyms:
    ID

  5. identify(verb)

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

    Synonyms:
    ID

  6. identify(verb)

    To associate oneself with some group.

    Synonyms:
    ID

  7. identify(verb)

    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. identify(verb)

    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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. identify(v. a.)

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

  2. identify(v. a.)

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

  3. identify(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    become identical, be the same

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