Definition of 'identify'
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So why has only one world been identified so far? Smithsonian Mag (2017)How can we identify the best ones? Times, Sunday Times (2016)They took the security camera so we've got no way of identifying them. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Using a key, the viewer can identify each one. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Identify a problem one week, solve it the next. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A greetings card delivered in a very unusual way may identify your destiny partner. The Sun (2016)It's a way to identify on which foot you apply more pressure and could mean that you need corrective trainers. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The way football is now, targets have already been identified and agents will be on phones busy working on potential deals. The Sun (2016)She has already identified her next challenge for when she returns to Portsmouth, the city where she is now based. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It's very crude but when it's as busy as it is you rely on your instinct to identify a sick person in a crowd. Times, Sunday Times (2017)There are more than a dozen different varieties of cell already identified in skin structure alone. Times, Sunday Times (2013) Police refused to identify the others or specify details of their charges. The Sun (2015)You should identify another letter as you go along. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We are talking about identifying and weighing one grain of sand in a desert. THE EARTH: An Intimate History (2004)We need to use accessible illustrations that the average person can identify with. Christianity Today (2000)One hedge fund source said his firm had already identified cheap opportunities and would be investing shortly. Times, Sunday Times (2008) Police quickly identified those involved and rounded them up. The Sun (2012)You have identified another looming problem for the beleaguered car industry. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The badly burned bodies were recovered from the wreckage but only one was identified. Times, Sunday Times (2013)How could they without a reliable way to identify them? FINGERPRINTS: Murder and the Race to Uncover the Science of Identity (2002)But he has already identified them as essential factors in his promotion plans. The Sun (2007) Police identified the man from belongings they found on his bike. The Sun (2014)It aims to help teachers deal sensitively with pupils who identify as another gender or as neither. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Plan to watch one tonight and identify the "universal" bad feelings featured in it. Your One Week Way to Mind-Fitness (1994)Failing to find new ways to identify and pass on knowledge and experience is unthinkable. Times, Sunday Times (2006) Police have identified two of the three cars used as getaway vehicles. Times, Sunday Times (2009) Another way of identifying groups is whether the colours are light or dark. Photographers Handbook (1993)Efforts were under way to identify them and it was not clear how they had died. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Where the theme of loss emerges without a major focus, one should encourage the person to identify the losses. Growing Through Loss and Grief (1994)This is a requirement we've already identified and are working hard to procure a new shirt that fits the bill. The Sun (2009)They may have identified the wrong person or allowed old memories to become confused with things they have read or heard or been told about in counselling. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But he has already identified a number of problems, including the need to reduce queues and improve the appearance of post offices. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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Translations for 'identify'
British English: identify /aɪˈdɛntɪˌfaɪ/ VERB
If you can identify someone or something, you can recognize them and say who or what they are.
Now we have identified the problem, we must decide how to fix it.
- American English: identify
- Arabic: يَتَحَقَّقُ مِنْ شَخْصِيَّةٍ
- Brazilian Portuguese: identificar
- Chinese: 识别
- Croatian: identificirati
- Czech: identifikovat
- Danish: identificere
- Dutch: identificeren
- European Spanish: identificar
- Finnish: tunnistaa nimetä
- French: identifier
- German: identifizieren
- Greek: προσδιορίζω
- Italian: identificare
- Japanese: 識別する
- Korean: 확인하다
- Norwegian: identifisere
- Polish: zidentyfikować
- European Portuguese: identificar
- Romanian: a identifica
- Russian: идентифицировать
- Spanish: identificar
- Swedish: identifiera
- Thai: ชี้ตัว
- Turkish: kimlik belirlemek
- Ukrainian: розпізнавати
- Vietnamese: nhận dạng
Definition of identify from the Collins English Dictionary
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