1. transitive verb
1) (treat as identical) gleichsetzen (with mit)
2) (associate) identifizieren (with mit)
3) (recognize) identifizieren; bestimmen [Pflanze, Tier]
4) (establish) ermitteln
2. intransitive verb

identify with somebody — sich mit jemandem identifizieren

* * *
1) (to recognize as being a certain person etc: Would you be able to identify the man who robbed you?; He identified the coat as his brother's.) identifizieren
2) (to think of as being the same: He identifies beauty with goodness.) gleichsetzen
- identify with
- identify oneself with / be identified with
* * *
[aɪˈdentɪfaɪ, AM -t̬ə-]
I. vt
1. (recognize)
to \identify sb/sth jdn/etw identifizieren
2. (establish identity)
to \identify sb jds Identität f feststellen
the judge ordered that the child in this case should not be identified der Richter entschied, den Namen des Kindes in diesem Fall nicht bekanntzugeben
3. (associate)
to \identify sb with sb/sth jdn mit jdm/etw assoziieren [o in Verbindung bringen]
to \identify oneself with sth sich akk mit etw dat identifizieren
to \identify oneself sich akk identifizieren
II. vi
to \identify with sb sich akk mit jdm identifizieren
to be identified with sth mit etw dat in Verbindung gebracht werden
* * *
1. vt
1) (= establish identity of) identifizieren, die Identität (+gen) feststellen; gene, virus etc identifizieren; plant, species etc bestimmen; (= mark identity of) kennzeichnen; (= recognize, pick out) erkennen

to identify one's goals — sich (dat) Ziele setzen

to identify sb/sth by sth — jdn/etw an etw (dat) erkennen

2) (= consider as the same) gleichsetzen (with mit)
3) (= associate with) assoziieren (with mit)
2. vr

to identify oneself — sich ausweisen


to identify oneself with sb/sth — sich mit jdm/etw identifizieren

3. vi
(with film hero etc) sich identifizieren (with mit)
* * *
identify [aıˈdentıfaı; ıˈd-]
A v/t
1. identifizieren, gleichsetzen, als identisch betrachten (alle:
with mit):
identify o.s. with A 4
2. identifizieren:
a) erkennen (as als), die Identität feststellen von (oder gen)
b) BIOL etc die Art feststellen von (oder gen)
3. ausweisen, legitimieren:
identify o.s
4. identify sb jemandes Namen bekannt geben:
he asked not to be identified er wollte nicht genannt werden
B v/i identify with sich identifizieren mit:
a) sich solidarisch erklären mit
b) sich anschließen (dat oder an akk)
* * *
1. transitive verb
1) (treat as identical) gleichsetzen (with mit)
2) (associate) identifizieren (with mit)
3) (recognize) identifizieren; bestimmen [Pflanze, Tier]
4) (establish) ermitteln
2. intransitive verb

identify with somebody — sich mit jemandem identifizieren

* * *
auf dieselbe Ebene stellen ausdr.
gleichsetzen v.
identifizieren v.

English-german dictionary. 2013.

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