identify

[ ahy-den-tuh-fahy, ih-den- ]
/ aɪˈdɛn təˌfaɪ, ɪˈdɛn- /

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.

to associate oneself in feeling, interest, action, etc., with a specified group or belief system (usually followed by as or with): He identifies as bisexual. She identifies with feminism. My family identifies Hispanic.
to experience psychological identification: The audience identified with the play's characters.

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Origin of identify

1635–45; < Medieval Latin identificāre, equivalent to identi(tās) identity + -ficāre -fy

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British Dictionary definitions for reidentify

identify
/ (aɪˈdɛntɪˌfaɪ) /

verb -fies, -fying or -fied (mainly tr)

to prove or recognize as being a certain person or thing; determine the identity of
to consider as the same or equivalent
(also intr often foll by with) to consider (oneself) as similar to another
to determine the taxonomic classification of (a plant or animal)
(intr usually foll by with) psychol to engage in identification

Derived forms of identify

identifiable, adjectiveidentifiably, adverb
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