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Synonyms of identify in English:


  • 1 the driver was identified by two witnesses
    recognize, single out, pick out, spot, point out, pinpoint, put one's finger on, put a name to, name, know;
    discern, distinguish;
    remember, recall, recollect
    informal finger
    formal espy
  • 2 I identified four problem areas
    determine, establish, ascertain, make out, diagnose, discern, distinguish;
    verify, confirm
    informal figure out, get a fix on, peg
  • 3 they identify professional sports with wealth and glamour
    associate, link, connect, relate, bracket, couple;
    mention in the same breath as, put side by side with
  • 4 Peter identifies with the hero
    empathize with, be in tune with, have a rapport with, feel at one with, sympathize with;
    be on the same wavelength as, speak the same language as;
    understand, relate to, feel for
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