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Definition of identify with phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

identify with

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
 
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Phrasal Verbs

identify with somebody

 
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to feel that you can understand and share the feelings of someone else synonym sympathize with I didn't enjoy the book because I couldn't identify with any of the main characters.

identify somebody with something

 
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to consider someone to be something He was not the “tough guy” the public identified him with.

identify something with something

 
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to consider something to be the same as something else synonym equate You should not identify wealth with happiness.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: identify with