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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

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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Vincent, Thomas's native homeland, and in all there is a keen sense of place, a fine delineation of character, and authentic representation of social behavior, as well as an unmatched verisimilitudinous capturing of speech and language: tags, oaths, responses, and street language are identifiably those of St.
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The trend has given black actors in particular opportunities to play multidimensional characters who are identifiably ethnic but not simply defined by their race.
He cannot accept a different interpretation of the world, one that acknowledges order, reason, and a cosmic structure that is (perhaps) identifiably European.
He says that's twice the CD-ROMs identifiably available last year and almost certainly half or a third of what will be available next.
The report also highlights the popularity of local programming in the UK regions, and particularly programmes that are identifiably set in a local area.
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