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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 self-identify.

[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.

identifier

(aɪˈdɛntɪˌfaɪə)
n
a person or thing that establishes the identity of someone or something
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.identifier - a symbol that establishes the identity of the one bearing it
symbol - an arbitrary sign (written or printed) that has acquired a conventional significance
Translations
identifikátor
tuvasti
identifikatorprimarni ključ

identifier

[aɪˈdentɪfaɪəʳ] Nidentificador m

identifier

n (Comput) → Bezeichner m
References in classic literature ?
Yet there was never a twin born in to this world that did not carry from birth to death a sure identifier in this mysterious and marvelous natal autograph.
For example, storage management software virtually partitions a 12GB disk into two or three segments of 3 or 4GB each, each with its own LUN identifier.
The text includes an identifier for the server leaving the cookie with the user and a unique identifier for the user (in some cases by name) or his or her computer.
UCC (EUC), Serial Number within Enterprise (SER), Serial Number within Original Part Number (SEQ), Original Part Number (PNO) Current Part Number (PNR), and Unique Identifier (UID).
Because there is widespread industry acceptance and use of this identifier, it generated the fewest comments.
Like other documents created with Microsoft tools, Melissa contained the unique hardware identifier of the computer on which it was created.
Instead it was leaning toward a system whereby those who test HIV-positive are reported to their state health department using something called a "unique identifier, " a number or a code in which the infection is reported but not the name of the person infected.
A leader election algorithm finds the distinguished node with the smallest (or largest) identifier, where each node has a unique identifier in an ordered set of identifiers.
The latest IDentifier updates extend previous support for J2EE-based applications to multiple application environments including Microsoft .
4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Financial Instrument Global Identifier (FIGI) has been adopted by Deutsche Bank to identify syndicated loans that sit in collateralized loan obligations (CLOs) and other credit based structures.
Being able to identify a property using an open or public domain identifier is critical to data integration and data exchange and ultimately the road to real time, verifiable quality data," said Peter Benson, Executive Director of ECCMA.
Those same commands, though, have not put a unique identifier on individual hazmat containers, so there's no correlation between the hazmat and the MSDS/AUL