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Definition of be identified with phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

be identified with

 phrasal verb
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Phrasal Verbs

be identified with somebody/something

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identify yourself with somebody/something

 
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to support someone or something; to be closely connected with someone or something The Church became increasingly identified with opposition to the regime. Thesaurusidentifyknow recognize name make somebody/something outThese words all mean to be able to see or hear someone or something and especially to be able to say who or what they are.identify to be able to say who or what someone or something is:He was able to identify his attacker.know to be able to say who or what something is when you see or hear it because you have seen or heard it before Know is used especially to talk about sounds that seem familiar and when someone recognizes the quality or opportunity that someone or something represents:I couldn't see who was speaking, but I knew the voice. She knows a bargain when she sees one.recognize to know who someone is or what something is when you see or hear them/it, because you have seen or heard them/it before:I recognized him as soon as he came into the room.name to say the name of someone or something in order to show that you know who/what they are:The victim has not yet been named in the newspapers.make somebody/something out to manage to see or hear someone or something that is not very clear:I could just make out a figure in the darkness.Patterns to identify/know/recognize somebody/something by something to identify/recognize/name somebody/something as somebody/something to identify/know/recognize/make out who/what/how… to easily/barely/just identify/recognize/make out somebody/something AWL Collocationsidentifyidentify verbresearcher, scholar, scientist, witness analysis, report, research, study, surveyPrior research identified high school GPA as a predictor of students' academic performance.target pattern, trend characteristic, element variable factor cause sourceChapter three identifies the patterns of growth over the past century.previously positively accurately, correctly easily, readily clearly incorrectly, mistakenlyThe present research focuses on three behavioral outcomes previously identified.identifiable adjectiveeasily, readily individually clearlyThe pineal gland is an easily identifiable point of reference in X-ray images of the brain.identification nounallow, enable, facilitate, permit preclude verifyThis method facilitates the identification of a large number of herbs.accurate, correct, precise positive false, mistaken eyewitnessThe more extensive analysis needed for precise identification is beyond the scope of this study.identity nouncultural, ethnic, gender, national, racial, regional collective individual, personal mistakenA weakening of national identity may well make regional ones stronger.a sense of ~Children often derive a sense of identity from their hometown.identified adjectiveneed problem factor issue cause hazard, risk geneThis survey was designed to determine the level of importance of each of the identified issues.clearly, easily newly recentlyThe newly identified chemical structures were recently named in a patent application.identifying adjectivecharacteristic, feature, markThe sawfish's most distinctive identifying feature is a broad snout with razor-sharp teeth.
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