identify as

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.
See also: identify
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Or, the use of hand-held X-ray fluorescence units can identify as much as 15 different metals in wood, including chromium, copper, arsenic and zinc (Blassino et al.
It is difficult for most people to understand that individuals exist who identify as men with vaginas and women with penises.
If the two transfers are separate, T may identify as many as six replacement properties (three for each exchange); if the transfers are part of a single exchange, T may identify only three properties.
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If you understand why a chemical is toxic, you can start predicting what other chemicals might be toxic, better understand dose-response relationships, better identify a sensitive subpopulation.