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identify with

To associate something, someone, or oneself with a particular person, group, thing, or characteristic. A noun or pronoun can be used between "identify" and "with." 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. Because of the way you're dressed, the locals are going to identify you with the rest of the tourists.
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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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Is there not one small thing the Welsh people can have, to show that Wales, despite the batterings it has taken, is still identifiably their nation?
The Australian entertainer who has made art on the run as identifiably friendly Antipodean as his beard and didgeridoo-playing are synonymous as his trademark.
Just the mention of their Christian names is enough to bring their distinct images into your mind, images as identifiably objective with such femme fatales that not even a pictorial representation is needed to remind us who they are.
The Australian entertainer who has made art on the run as identifiably friendly Antipodean as his beard and didgeridoo playing are synonymous as his trademark, was originally trained in the UK at the City and Guilds Arts School in Kennington in the early 1950s.
three stars and a sun, there's probably nothing more identifiably Pinoy than hugot and hugot lines.
Thereafter, when uncertainty clears and central London's prime residential real estate again represents identifiably good value, prices will bounce.
Despite this expenditure those that study fluctuations in poverty levels and quality of life say that there has been little or no change and that worryingly there has been a constant increase in inequality, the gap between those identifiably poor - and the strata above that are wealthier and not only in financial terms.
It's a comfortable drive and the interior quality is impressive - identifiably part of the Volkswagen family.
Mick McCann, fundraising manager at Zoe's Place, said: "We are obviously devastated and shocked that somebody would stoop so low as to steal a clearly identifiably charity collection box.
That's because the quality of writing by identifiably Christian authors gets better and better.
Islamic State is identifiably recognized by the acts of terror imposing on anyone defined as foe.
And they are identifiably interested in the World as much as the Word.
The flow of Suheini's thoughts was suddenly interrupted by a remote commotion, the ground being identifiably shaken even here, in Tehran--and immediately the TV screen burst alive with an enormous mushroom-shaped explosion.
From France to the Argentina, from Canada to Chile, synagogues were attacked, Jewish cultural centers were vandalized, Jewish shops were threatened and identifiably Jewish individuals beaten on the street," ADL National Director Abe Foxman said.
Most are identifiably within New York City, but some scenes were inspired by the streets, buildings and bridges or Dublin, San Francisco and Jimenez's hometown of Almer?
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