verb (used with object), i·den·ti·fied, i·den·ti·fy·ing.
verb (used without object), i·den·ti·fied, i·den·ti·fy·ing.
Origin of identify
Examples from the Web for identified
Like him, they identified the Airbus A320 as an airplane extremely well fitted to low cost airline operations in Asia.Annoying Airport Delays Might Prevent You From Becoming the Next AirAsia 8501|Clive Irving|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Mr. Bachner found it by wandering through the market and identified a craftsmen here who works in a tiny booth.The Photographer Who Gave Up Manhattan for Marrakech|Liza Foreman|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
So far, the mystery man in the morgue has not been identified, and neither has Mr. Douli.‘We’re Going to Die’: Survivors Recount Greek Ferry Fire Horror|Barbie Latza Nadeau|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I always loved monster movies because I identified with the monster and connected with it.Tim Burton Talks ‘Big Eyes,’ His Taste For the Macabre, and the ‘Beetlejuice’ Sequel|Marlow Stern|December 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Two men, who identified themselves as brothers, were tending the bar.I Was Gang Raped at a UVA Frat 30 Years Ago, and No One Did Anything|Liz Seccuro|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A ‘political’ is not identified with the criminal any more than a debtor is identified with a felon in England.Russian Life To-day|Right Rev. Herbert Bury
At the frontiers you will inevitably be stopped and identified; but under my roof you will be safe from all pursuit and suspicion.Tales from "Blackwood," Volume 3|Various
Turkey had identified the object which Mr. Braden had brought back with him as a typewriter in its carrying case.The Land of Strong Men|Arthur M. Chisholm
He recognized his photo on two occasions, and identified him at once in court.In the Shadow of Death|P. H. Kritzinger and R. D. McDonald
And in future you need expect no consideration from any institution with which I am identified.The Boss of Wind River|David Goodger (firstname.lastname@example.org)
British Dictionary definitions for identified
verb -fies, -fying or -fied (mainly tr)
Word Origin and History for identified
1640s, "regard as the same," from French identifier, from identité (see identity). Sense of "recognize" first recorded 1769. Meaning "make one (with), associate (oneself)" is from 1780. Sense of "serve as means of identification" is attested by 1886. Related: Identified; identifying.