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identifies, 3rd person singular present; identified, past tense; identified, past participle; identifying, present participle;
  1. Establish or indicate who or what (someone or something) is
    • - the judge ordered that the girl not be identified
    • - the contact would identify himself simply as Cobra
  2. Recognize or distinguish (esp. something considered worthy of attention)
    • - a system that ensures that the student's real needs are identified
  3. Associate (someone) closely with; regard (someone) as having strong links with
    • - he was equivocal about being identified too closely with the peace movement
  4. Equate (someone or something) with
    • - because of my upstate accent, people identified me with a homely farmer's wife
  5. Regard oneself as sharing the same characteristics or thinking as someone else
    • - I liked Fromm and identified with him

  1. recognize as being; establish the identity of someone or something; "She identified the man on the 'wanted' poster"
  2. name: 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"
  3. consider (oneself) as similar to somebody else; "He identified with the refugees"
  4. conceive of as united or associated; "Sex activity is closely identified with the hypothalamus"
  5. identify as in botany or biology, for example
  6. consider to be equal or the same; "He identified his brother as one of the fugitives"
  7. "Identify" is a pop-ballad written by Billy Corgan and performed by Natalie Imbruglia for the Stigmata soundtrack (1999). ...
  8. (Identification (biology)) Identification in biology is the process of assigning a pre-existing individual or class name to an individual organism. Identification of organisms to individual names (or codes) may be based on individualistic natural body features (e. g. ...
  9. (Identification (literature)) Identification is a term used in literary and film studies to describe a psychological relationship between the reader of a novel and a character in the book, or between a spectator in the audience and a character on screen. ...
  10. (Identification (parameter)) The parameter identification problem is a problem which can occur in the estimation of multiple-equation econometric models where the equations have variables in common.
  11. (Identification (psychology)) Identification is a psychological process whereby the subject assimilates an aspect, property, or attribute of the other and is transformed, wholly or partially, after the model the other provides. ...
  12. (Identified!) Identified! is an album by The Nashville String Band. The band consisted of Chet Atkins and Homer and Jethro.
  13. To establish the identity of someone or something; (biology) 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 ...
  14. (Identifying) in relation to illegally acquired property includes establishment of proof that the property was derived from, or used in, the illegal hunting and trade of wildlife and its products
  15. (Identifying) which key terms are most closely associated with the product you intend to localize
  16. (Identification) The "one-to-many" process of comparing a submitted biometric sample against all of the stored biometric reference templates to determine whether it matches any of the templates and, if so, the identity of the enrollee or attached to the biometric evidence whose template was ...
  17. (identification) A process through which one ascertains the identity of another person or entity.
  18. (identification) the process of locating and identifying children needing special services.
  19. (Identification) The unique data, e.g. name, number or code, determining a certain object or person.
  20. (Identification) We are required to obtain copies of at least one valid photo identification due to ensure the identity of the person executing documents.
  21. (Identification) Colored dots or stripes on seals for identification purposes; seldom used.
  22. (Identification) refers to the process that occurs during initial login whereby a person provides some type of security token, typically a unique username or user ID, to identify that user on the system. In effect, identification is akin to telling the system, "This is who I am."
  23. (Identification) To comply with the Money Laundering Regulations 2007 and anti-terrorist legislation in any transaction involving large sums of money, such as conveyancing, we will be obliged to ask for identification. ...
  24. Identification is the association of a particular record within a set of data with a particular population unit.
  25. (identification) A compromise mechanism whereby an individual patterns his or her behavior after another's.