Thesaurus > Related Words: identify

  Words related to identify

Related / Similar Words: place, discover, key, key out, distinguish, describe, name

 

Definition:
  • consider to be equal or the same; "He identified his brother as one of the fugitives";
  • recognize as being; establish the identity of someone or something; "She identified the man on the ''wanted'' poster";
  • identify as in botany or biology, for example;
  • consider (oneself) as similar to somebody else; "He identified with the refugees";
  • conceive of as united or associated; "Sex activity is closely identified with the hypothalamus";
  • 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";

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    Hyponyms: mistake, misidentify, type, typecast, taste, distinguish, separate, differentiate, secern, secernate, severalize, severalise, tell, tell apart, enumerate, recite, itemize, itemise, number, list, announce

     

    Entailments: classify, class, sort, assort, sort out, separate

     

    Derivational Morphology: identity, identicalness, indistinguishability, identification, recognition, personal identity, individuality, name, naming, designation

     

     
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