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There are 6 meanings of the word Identify.

How to pronounce identify:


Identify - as a verb

Recognize as being; establish the identity of someone or something

Example: "She identified the man on the `wanted' poster"

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Give the name or identifying characteristics of; refer to by name or some other identifying characteristic property

Example: "Many senators were named in connection with the scandal"

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Consider (oneself) as similar to somebody else

Example: "He identified with the refugees"

Conceive of as united or associated

Example: "Sex activity is closely identified with the hypothalamus"

Identify as in botany or biology, for example

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
describe13discover14distinguish16key10key outname6

Consider to be equal or the same

Example: "He identified his brother as one of the fugitives"

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Example Sentences

"I can easily identify my best friend's voice over the phone."
"The detective used fingerprints to identify the suspect."
"It is important to identify the symptoms of a disease early on."
"He could identify the song just by listening to a few notes."
"The teacher asked the students to identify the main characters in the story."
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Word Game Points

Is IDENTIFY a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, identify is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

IDENTIFY has a SCRABBLE points total of 15.

Is IDENTIFY a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, identify is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
IDENTIFY has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 15.

Is IDENTIFY a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, identify is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
IDENTIFY has a WORDFEUD points total of 15.

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