identify

  1. verb
    consider to be equal or the same; "He identified his brother as one of the fugitives"
  2. verb
    recognize as being; establish the identity of someone or something; "She identified the man on the ``wanted`` poster"
  3. verb
    identify as in botany or biology, for example
  4. verb
    consider (oneself) as similar to somebody else; "He identified with the refugees"
  5. verb
    conceive of as united or associated; "Sex activity is closely identified with the hypothalamus"
  6. verb
    give the name or identifying characteristics of; refer to by name or some other identifying characteristic property; "Many senators were named in connection with the scandal"; "The almanac identifies the auspicious months"