Complete Definition of "identify"

English

Pronunciation
IPA: aɪËdÉnt.ɪ.faɪ
audio|en-us-identify.ogg|Audio (US)

Etymology
From F. identifier#French|identifier.

Verb
en-verb|identifies|identifying|identified

  1. to establish the identity of someone or something
  2. biology to establish the taxonomic classification of an organism
  3. to equate two or more things
  4. to associate oneself with some group

Related terms
identification
identifier
identity
identify with

Translations
trans-top|to establish the identity of someone or something
Dutch: identificeren
Finnish: tunnistaa, identifioida
French: identifier
trans-mid
German: identifizieren
Portuguese: identificar
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trans-top|(biology) to establish the taxonomic classification of an organism
Dutch: determineren, identificeren
trans-mid
Finnish: tunnistaa, identifioida
trans-bottom

trans-top|to equate two or more things
Finnish: samastaa
trans-mid
trans-bottom

trans-top|to associate oneself with some group
Dutch: zich identificeren met
Finnish: samastaa, samaistaa, samastua, samaistua
trans-mid
German: sich identifizieren mit
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fr:identify
io:identify
hu:identify
simple:identify
fi:identify
ta:identify
te:identify
vi:identify
zh:identify

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