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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

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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Identified was conceived as a data research initiative at Stanford University's MBA and Engineer programs by Brendan Wallace and Adeyemi Ajao and grew virally across campus, signing up 80 percent of the university in just one week before being shut down by administration.
Ensure all high- and medium-risk accounts are reconciled in time to incorporate all identified general ledger adjustments into the earnings release.
As was mentioned, a hedging transaction must be identified before the close of the day the transaction is entered into; see Sec.
In this case, the taxpayer identified intangible assets as replacement property using the broad categories previously discussed.
Develop Test Procedures and Test Performance--Consultants develop test procedures and determine the type of test to be performed for each of the control activities identified in Phase 4.
Using MS, Tomer, Merrick, and colleagues identified a number of amino acid sites on the p53 protein that were phosphorylated, and they further discovered that okadaic acid completely phosphorylated one particular site on p53 (serine 315).
other than through occupational exposure, was identified for either laboratory worker.
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.
The 2002 poll found that 63% of African, American adults identified themselves as Democrats compared to 74% in 2000.
Therefore, it is critically important to have reliable communication systems with bedside nursing staff so that ADL declines are identified and treated when they occur, rather than as a result of the next scheduled MDS assessment.
During the three years of Operation Treasure Hunt, MNDM news releases identified the following "exploration targets with excellent potential for mineralization.
The most common inherited form of mental retardation, fragile X syndrome, continues to baffle researchers even though the mutant gene responsible for the condition was identified a decade ago.
Although key "value drivers" will vary among organizations, they may include areas such as ensuring the ability of the company to survive catastrophic events, furnishing staff for special projects or ensuring that violations of laws or regulations are eliminated, identified or corrected.
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