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identify

 
Verb identify has 6 senses
  1. identify, place - recognize as being; establish the identity of someone or something; "She identified the man on the 'wanted' poster"
    --1 is one way to determine, set
    Derived forms: noun identification4, noun identification5, noun identity2, noun identity1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  2. name, identify - 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"
    --2 is one way to denote, refer
    Derived forms: noun identification4, noun identification3, noun identification1, noun identity2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  3. identify - consider (oneself) as similar to somebody else; "He identified with the refugees"
    --3 is one way to
    see, consider, reckon, view, regard
    Derived forms: noun identification2, noun identity4
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s somebody with something
    Somebody ----s PP
  4. identify - conceive of as united or associated; "Sex activity is closely identified with the hypothalamus"
    --4 is one way to
    associate, tie in, relate, link, colligate, link up, connect
    Derived form: noun identification1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody with something
    Somebody ----s something with something
  5. identify, discover, key, key out, distinguish, describe, name - identify as in botany or biology, for example
    Derived forms: noun identification1, noun identity2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  6. identify - consider to be equal or the same; "He identified his brother as one of the fugitives"
    --6 is one way to
    recognize, recognise
    Derived form: noun identity4
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
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