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identify with

To associate something, someone, or oneself with a particular person, group, thing, or characteristic. Because of the way you're dressed, the locals are going to identify you with the rest of the tourists. I identify with the women on my mother's side of the family much more than those on my dad's side. I always identify the smell of pine needles with Christmastime.
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identify (oneself) with someone or something

to classify oneself with someone or something; to relate to someone or something; to see part of oneself represented in someone or something. I identify myself with the others. I identify with the birds and animals of the forest.
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identify someone as someone

 
1. to determine that someone is a certain person. Can you identify Fred as the perpetrator? Fred was identified as the thief.
2. to reveal one's identity or name. Will you identify the man as Tom? The stranger identified himself as a meter reader from the gas company.
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identify someone or something by something

to recognize someone or something because of something. Can you identify your baggage by any special marks? You can identify me by the red carnation in my lapel.
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identify someone or something with someone or something

to associate people and things, in any combination. I tend to identify Wally with big cars. We usually identify green with grass. We tend to identify big cars with greedy people.
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identify with

v.
1. To associate or affiliate someone or something with someone or something else: The villagers did not trust us because they identified us with the foreigners who had looted their village years ago.
2. To understand or share the feelings of someone: I identify with children who have lost their parents because I am an orphan myself.
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Clients needing to determine the point at which forgiveness is correctly includible in income may look to the other seven identifiable events fisted in the regulations but with cautious understanding that the regulations are provided only for Form 1099-C reporting obligations and may not accurately signify the moment at which a debt is forgiven or canceled.
Recognizing and measuring the identifiable assets acquired, the liabilities assumed, and any noncontrolling interest in the acquiree
It ruled that the ad must not appear again in its current form, adding: "We told Britvic to ensure their future ads were obviously identifiable as such and they made their commercial intent clear prior to engagement.
4) Identify the risk level associated with different types of personally identifiable information.
In accordance with the invention, an identifiable bullet may be made by forming a bore in the projectile portion of the ammunition, placing a marker in the bore, introducing a flowable polymetric material into the bore, and hardening the polymetric material.
Personally identifiable information means individually identifiable information about an individual consumer collected online by the operator from that individual and maintained by the operator in an accessible form.
If a debt of more than $600 is canceled and an identifiable event occurs, the vendor then issues a Form 1099-C.
It is the government's responsibility to secure Pll so that personnel who do not have a need to know do not have access to personally identifiable information.
On July 21, a House subcommittee marked up a data breach notification bill (HR 2577) that would require businesses that collect personally identifiable information to implement security practices to protect this information.
In the legal world of cybersecurity, these data points aren't technically considered personally identifiable information--unlike such linkable data as Social Security numbers, medical information or financial data, for example.
Each state has adopted additional practices to protect personally identifiable information about its students in reported results.
FSI, in partnership with the Department's Privacy Office, has developed a new course, "Protecting Personally Identifiable Information" (PA459).
Personal identifiable information and data breaches.
Dollar in a clean fashion with identifiable resistance being formed.
The Agency for Health Care Administration is required to develop a universal patient authorization form to document patient authorization for the use or release of an identifiable health record.
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