As one friend says, “[Ryan] identifies well with the idea of having a brand for a person.”
She identifies a force that may yet prove more powerful than the NRA.
Researchers in Australia say they may be close to a genetic test that identifies the disorder in infants.
1640s, "regard as the same," from French identifier, from identité (see identity). Sense of "recognize" first recorded 1769. Meaning "make one (with), associate (oneself)" is from 1780. Sense of "serve as means of identification" is attested by 1886. Related: Identified; identifying.