identifiable


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i·den·ti·fy

(ī-dĕn′tə-fī′)
v. i·den·ti·fied, i·den·ti·fy·ing, i·den·ti·fies
v. tr.
1.
a. To establish or recognize the identity of; ascertain as a certain person or thing: Can you identify what kind of plane that is? I identified the man at the next table as a famous actor.
b. Biology To determine the taxonomic classification of (an organism).
c. To ascertain as having a certain characteristic or feature: job candidates who are identified as overqualified; children who have been identified with hearing loss.
2. To consider as identical or united; equate: The Greek god Ares is identified with the Roman god Mars.
3. To associate or affiliate closely with: writers who are identified with modernism.
v. intr.
1. To consider oneself as sharing certain characteristics or attitudes as another: She identifies strongly with her grandmother.
2. To associate oneself with or admire something, such as a set of ideas: a language learner who identifies with a new culture.
3. To believe or assert that one belongs to a certain group or class: She identifies as a libertarian. He identifies as bisexual.

[Medieval Latin identificāre, to make to resemble : Late Latin identitās, identity; see identity + Latin -ficāre, -fy.]

i·den′ti·fi′a·ble adj.
i·den′ti·fi′a·bly adv.
i·den′ti·fi′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.identifiable - capable of being identified
unidentifiable - impossible to identify

identifiable

adjective recognizable, noticeable, known, unmistakable, discernible, detectable, distinguishable, ascertainable He was easily identifiable by his oddly-shaped hat.
Translations

identifiable

[aɪˌdentɪˈfaɪəbl] ADJidentificable

identifiable

[aɪˌdɛntɪˈfaɪəbəl] adj (= recognizable) → identifiable
easily identifiable → facilement identifiable
clearly identifiable → clairement identifiable
instantly identifiable → instantanément identifiable

identifiable

adjerkennbar; (esp in scientific contexts) → identifizierbar; he is identifiable by his red hairer ist an seinem roten Haar zu erkennen; that makes him/it identifiabledaran kann man ihn/es erkennen

identifiable

[aɪˈdɛntɪˌfaɪəbl] adjidentificabile
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Once, even, had there been an eruption of strange four-legged, horned and hairy creatures, the images of which, registered in his brain, would have been identifiable in the brains of humans with what humans worded "goats.
113} This cave, which is identifiable with singular completeness, is now called the "grotta del toro," probably a corruption of "tesoro," for it is held to contain a treasure.
The cave in which Ulysses hid his treasure is, as I have already said, identifiable with singular completeness.
It is only in sense-knowledge that the stimulus and what is known are, with qualifications, identifiable.
If only one of them had brought an identifiable scarf 3 NORTHERN IRELAND When you've had to wait 30 years between finals, you buy the shirt 4 WALES In harmony on the terraces as well as during the anthems 5 ICELAND A couple of guys didn't get the memo, but they brought 75 per cent of their population
The identifiable event triggers a lender's obligation to issue Form 1099-C even though debt collection activity may later resume.
Newcastle City Council and Gateshead Council have both confirmed asylum seekers on Tyneside are not housed in easily identifiable properties.
In 2014, FASB issued Accounting Standards Update 2014-18, Business Combinations (Topic 805): Accounting for Identifiable Intangible Assets in a Business Combination, a consensus of the Private Company Council.
A viewer complained the post was not obviously identifiable as an ad.
1) Identify the personally identifiable data elements that need to be protected, such as student's social security number, date of birth, or mother's maiden name.
If third parties collect personally identifiable information, say that in the privacy policy.

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