Definición de identify en inglés:

identify

Saltos de línea: iden|tify
Pronunciación: /ʌɪˈdɛntɪfʌɪ
 
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verbo (identifies, identifying, identified)

[with object]
1Establish or indicate who or what (someone or something) is: the judge ordered that the girl should not be identified the men identified themselves as federal police
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Social workers used these indicators to identify a local family as satanic abusers.
  • Pupils will learn how to identify plants and explore the ways that seeds can be dispersed.
  • It also helped in identifying them; learning how they behaved, what they ate and so on.
Sinónimos
recognize, single out, pick out, spot, point out, pinpoint, pin down, put one's finger on, put a name to, name, place, know, know again, know by sight, discern, distinguish, discover, find, locate; remember, recall, recollect, call to mind
North American informal finger
1.1Recognize or distinguish (especially something considered worthy of attention): a system that ensures that the pupil’s real needs are identified
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  • By watching the workings of our own mind we can learn how to identify these delusions.
  • Before we can identify any turning points, it is necessary to establish a starting point.
  • The International Labour Organisation identifies the following factors that indicate forced labour.
Sinónimos
determine, establish, ascertain, find out, discover, learn, fix, settle, decide, make out, ferret out, diagnose, deduce, divine, intuit, discern, distinguish; verify, confirm, make certain of, certify
informal figure out, get a fix on
2 (identify someone/thing with) Associate someone or something closely with; regard as having strong links with: he was equivocal about being identified too closely with the peace movement
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  • There is also a strong tendency to identify the court with absolute rule.
  • People closely identified the war with western corporate greed.
  • When physicists write or say ‘as Newton/Einstein/Bohr/Feynman once said…’, it immediately gives them authority by closely identifying them with one of the giants of physics - or so they think.
Sinónimos
associate, link, connect, couple, relate, bracket, think of together; think of in connection with, draw a parallel with, mention in the same breath as, set side by side with
2.1Equate (someone or something) with: because of my country accent, people identified me with a homely farmer’s wife
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  • The Romans identified her with Minerva, a goddess of the household and of craftsmen.
  • Baudelaire identified the modern with the Now and, if not quite co-extensively then relatedly, with the New.
Sinónimos
equate with, identify someone as, consider someone/something to be, regard as being the same as, regard as being identical to
2.2 [no object] (identify with) Regard oneself as sharing the same characteristics or thinking as someone else: I liked Fromm and identified with him
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The main avenue by which Muldrow identifies with animals and their characteristics is dreaming.
  • In other words, the cross is no more than Jesus identifying with our suffering, sharing in the pathos of it.
  • He urges us to identify with them and share their inmost hopes and fears, their solitude.
Sinónimos
empathize, be in tune, have a rapport, feel togetherness, feel at one, commune, sympathize, be in sympathy; be on the same wavelength as, speak/talk the same language as; understand, relate to, feel for, have insight into
informal put oneself in the shoes of

Origen

mid 17th century (in the sense 'treat as being identical with'): from medieval Latin identificare, from late Latin identitas (see identity) + Latin -ficare (from facere 'make').

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