Synonyms for identify

Synonyms for (verb) identify

Synonyms: identify

Definition: consider to be equal or the same

Usage: He identified his brother as one of the fugitives

Similar words: recognise, recognize

Definition: perceive to be the same


Synonyms: identify, place

Definition: recognize as being; establish the identity of someone or something

Usage: She identified the man on the 'wanted' poster

Similar words: determine, set

Definition: fix conclusively or authoritatively

Usage: set the rules


Synonyms: identify

Definition: consider (oneself) as similar to somebody else

Usage: He identified with the refugees

Similar words: reckon, regard, consider, view, see

Definition: deem to be

Usage: She views this quite differently from me; I consider her to be shallow; I don't see the situation quite as negatively as you do


Synonyms: identify

Definition: conceive of as united or associated

Usage: Sex activity is closely identified with the hypothalamus

Similar words: associate, colligate, link, link up, tie in, connect, relate

Definition: make a logical or causal connection

Usage: I cannot connect these two pieces of evidence in my mind; colligate these facts; I cannot relate these events at all


Synonyms: name, identify

Definition: give the name or identifying characteristics of; refer to by name or some other identifying characteristic property

Usage: Many senators were named in connection with the scandal; The almanac identifies the auspicious months

Similar words: denote, refer

Definition: have as a meaning

Usage: `multi-' denotes `many'