identify

identify
verb
1) (to recognize as being a certain person etc: Would you be able to identify the man who robbed you?; He identified the coat as his brother's.) identificar
2) (to think of as being the same: He identifies beauty with goodness.) identificar
- identify with
- identify oneself with / be identified with

identify vb identificar
El pasado y participio pasado de identify se escribe identified; el gerundio se escribe identifying
identify
tr[aɪ'dentɪfaɪ]
transitive verb (pt & pp identified, ger identifying)
1 (prove or show identity of, recognize) identificar
she identified him as the man who had attacked her lo identificó como el hombre que la había atacado
he has been identified as The Fox se le ha identificado como El Zorro
I had to identify the body tuve que identificar el cadáver
she can identify a bird by its call sabe identificar un pájaro por su canto
2 (discover) descubrir, averiguar, identificar
they've identified the cause of the epidemic han identificado la causa de la epidemia
3 (associate) asociar (with, con), relacionar (with, con)
do you identify money with happiness? ¿relacionas el dinero con la felicidad?
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SMALLIDIOMATIC EXPRESSION/SMALL
to identify oneself identificarse
identify [aɪ'dɛntə.faɪ] v, -fied ; -fying vt
: identificar
identify vi
to identify with : identificarse con
identify
v.
identificar v.
aɪ'dentəfaɪ, aɪ'dentɪfaɪ
1.
-fies, -fying, -fied transitive verb
1)
a) \<\<person/species\>\> identificar*; \<\<body\>\> identificar*, reconocer*
b) \<\<problem\>\> identificar*
2) (associate, equate) identificar*

2.
v refl
a) (reveal identity)

to identify oneself — identificarse*

b) (link)

to identify oneself WITH something/somebody — asociarse con algo/alguien


3.
vi

to identify WITH somebody/something — identificarse* con alguien/algo

[aɪ'dentɪfaɪ]
1.
VT [+ person, problem] identificar

to identify o.s. — identificarse

to identify o.s. with — identificarse con

2.
VI

to identify with — identificarse con

* * *
[aɪ'dentəfaɪ, aɪ'dentɪfaɪ]
1.
-fies, -fying, -fied transitive verb
1)
a) \<\<person/species\>\> identificar*; \<\<body\>\> identificar*, reconocer*
b) \<\<problem\>\> identificar*
2) (associate, equate) identificar*

2.
v refl
a) (reveal identity)

to identify oneself — identificarse*

b) (link)

to identify oneself WITH something/somebody — asociarse con algo/alguien


3.
vi

to identify WITH somebody/something — identificarse* con alguien/algo


English-spanish dictionary. 2013.

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