Definition of IDENTIFIES

verb : IDENTIFIES

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) recognize as being; establish the identity of someone or something; "She identified the man on the `wanted' poster" ;

  • 2. (

    ) give the name or identifying characteristics of; refer to by name or some other identifying characteristic property; "Many senators were named in connection with the scandal"; "The almanac identifies the auspicious months" ;

  • 3. (

    ) consider (oneself) as similar to somebody else; "He identified with the refugees" ;

  • 4. (

    ) conceive of as united or associated; "Sex activity is closely identified with the hypothalamus" ;

  • 6. (

    ) consider to be equal or the same; "He identified his brother as one of the fugitives" ;


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