Identify

Definition of Identify

I`den´ti`fy
v. t.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.
[imp. & p. p. Identified ; p. pr. & vb. n. Identifying .]
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.
v. i.1.To become the same; to coalesce in interest, purpose, use, effect, etc.
2.To coalesce in interest, purpose, use, effect, etc.; to associate oneself in name, goals, or feelings; usually used with with; as, he identified with the grief she felt at her father's death.
An enlightened self-interest, which, when well understood, they tell us will identify with an interest more enlarged and public.
- Burke.

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