identify

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identify is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
identify


Identify is part of the Academic Word List. It is important for students in college and university.

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Plain form
identify

Third-person singular
identifies

Past tense
identified

Past participle
identified

Present participle
identifying

  1. (transitive) If you identify something, you say what it is.
    I showed him the picture and he identified the man as his brother.
    The management has identified the key areas of concern.
    The study identified three options.
  2. (transitive) If x identifies y, x makes it easy to know what y is.
  3. (intransitive) If you identify with someone else, you understand and share their feelings.
  4. (intransitive) If x is identified with y, it is closely connected to it.

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