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(verb, noun)


There are 7 meanings of the word Identifying.

Identifying - 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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Identifying - as a noun

An act of identification.

Example Sentences

"The identifying information on the application form was incomplete."
"The suspect was wearing a unique identifying tattoo on his neck."
"The police used an identifying marker to tag the evidence."
"The identifying features of the rare bird included its distinct beak and colorful feathers."
"The identifying code for the product was printed on the bottom of the box."
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Word Game Points

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

IDENTIFYING has a SCRABBLE points total of 19.

Is IDENTIFYING a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, identifying is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
IDENTIFYING has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 21.

Is IDENTIFYING a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, identifying is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
IDENTIFYING has a WORDFEUD points total of 20.

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