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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 I·den·ti·fy v. t. [imp. & p. p. Identified p. pr. & vb. n. Identifying ]
 1. To make to be the same; to unite or combine in such a manner as to make one; to treat as being one or having the same purpose or effect; to consider as the same in any relation.
    Every precaution is taken to identify the interests of the people and of the rulers.   --D. Ramsay.
    Let us identify, let us incorporate ourselves with the people.   --Burke.
 2. To establish the identity of; to prove to be the same with something described, claimed, or asserted; as, to identify stolen property.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      See identify

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : having the identity known or established; "the identified
            bodies were released for burial"

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: recognize as being; establish the identity of someone or
           something; "She identified the man on the 'wanted'
           poster" [syn: place]
      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" [syn: name]
      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"
      5: identify as in botany or biology, for example [syn: discover,
          key, key out, distinguish, describe, name]
      6: consider to be equal or the same; "He identified his brother
         as one of the fugitives"
      [also: identified]