Share this entry

identify
British English: /ʌɪˈdɛntɪfʌɪ/
American English: /aɪˈdɛn(t)əˌfaɪ/

Translation of identify in Italian:

transitive verb

  • 1 (establish identity of)
    identificare (person, body, culprit) (as come)
    he identified the criminal to the police
    andò alla polizia a identificare il criminale
  • 3 (consider as equivalent)to identify somebody, something with somebody, something
    identificare qualcuno, qualcosa con qualcuno, qualcosa

intransitive verb

  • (empathize)to identify with
    identificarsi con

reflexive verb

  • 1to identify oneself (establish identity)
    dare la propria identità
  • 2to identify oneself with somebody, something
    identificarsi con qualcuno, qualcosa

Definition of identify in:

Share this entry

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

QUIZ


    Next Score: