identify

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identify is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
identify
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Identify is on the Academic Word List.

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Plain form
identify

Third-person singular
identifies

Past tense
identified

Past participle
identified

Present participle
identifying

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Identify is on the Academic Vocabulary List.
  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 identifies , makes it easy to know what is.
  3. (intransitive) If you identify with someone else, you understand and share their feelings.
  4. (intransitive) If is identified with , it is closely connected to it.

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