identify

Definitions

General English

General Science

  • verb to recognise somebody or something as different from somebody or something else
  • verb to understand the nature of something

Information & Library Science

  • verb to recognise or indicate what something is

Law

  • verb to say who someone is or what something is

Military

  • verb to establish the identity of a person or thing
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