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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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EE/188/13 To be identified in relation to shoplifting at Morrisons E8 on the 28.
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In each case, the program faculty had systematically identified appropriate learning goals and had collected information about whether those learning goals were being achieved.
During its post-closing adjustment review process, the company should accumulate and review any significant nonposted reconciling items identified from the reconciliations and other uncorrected/unrecorded accounting entries identified during other review processes to determine whether the books should be reopened and any or all of these entries posted.
A hedge must be clearly identified on the transaction date for tax purposes; see Regs.
1031(k)-1(c)(4)(ii), if, as of the end of the identification period, the taxpayer has identified more properties as replacement property than permitted under the 3-property rule and the 200-percent rule, the taxpayer is treated as if no replacement property has been identified.
The 95% rule states that an investor can identify any number of properties as long as the investor actually acquires 95% of the identified properties.
From there, assessments can be made, corrective measures identified, and improvements verified.
In some cases, landscape timbers that are also typically treated can be identified by their shape, which in many cases is characterized by rounded edges for decorative purposes.
Develop Individual Control Matrix--Consultants develop a control matrix for each of the identified processes.
The resulting peptides are identified by "mass fingerprinting," in which masses of the individual peptides from a gel band are compared with peptide sequences included in the National Center for Biotechnology Information protein database (http://ncbi.
After 5 days of incubation, gram-variable coccobacilli, later identified as Brucella spp.
These compounds are the output from an Oxagen screening exercise against IBD associated target receptors identified through Oxagen's GPCR program.
1) If the applicant's race was identified as Hispanic (code 4) in 2003, use code 1 (Hispanic or Latino) for reporting ethnicity.
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