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Definition of Identify

Identify

  1. To make to be the same; to unite or combine in such a manner as to make one; to treat as being one or having the same purpose or effect; to consider as the same in any relation.
  2. To establish the identity of; to prove to be the same with something described, claimed, or asserted; as, to identify stolen property.
  3. To become the same; to coalesce in interest, purpose, use, effect, etc.

Identify Quotations

It is because I recognize the brutality with which my own multi-branched ancestors have been treated that I can identify the despicable, lawless, cruel, and sadistic behavior that has characterized Israel's attempts to erase a people, the Palestinians, from their own land.
Alice Walker

The white man, in his press, is going to identify me with 'hate.'
Malcolm X

If you had to identify, in one word, the reason why the human race has not achieved, and never will achieve, its full potential, that word would be 'meetings.'
Dave Barry

I have found it easier to identify with the characters who verge upon hysteria, who were frightened of life, who were desperate to reach out to another person. But these seemingly fragile people are the strong people really.
Tennessee Williams

You can't relate to a superhero, to a superman, but you can identify with a real man who in times of crisis draws forth some extraordinary quality from within himself and triumphs but only after a struggle.
Timothy Dalton
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Identify Translations

identify in Dutch is identificeren, vereenzelvigen
identify in French is identifiez, identifions, identifier, identifient
identify in German is identifizieren, identifizieren, identifiziere
identify in Norwegian is identifisere
identify in Portuguese is identifique
identify in Spanish is identificar
identify in Swedish is identifiera

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