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identify

US [aɪˈdentɪˌfaɪ]
UK [aɪˈdentɪfaɪ]
  • v.鉴定;确认;发现;找到
  • Web识别;认出;辨认
Past Tense:identified  Present Participle:identifying  Simple Present:identifies  
identify
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v.
1.
确认;认出;鉴定to recognize sb/sth and be able to say who or what they are
The bodies were identified as those of two suspected drug dealers.
那两具尸体被辨认出原是两名贩毒嫌疑犯。
She was able to identify her attacker.
她认出了袭击她的人。
Passengers were asked to identify their own suitcases before they were put on the plane.
乘客被要求先确认自己的旅行箱再送上飞机。
Many of those arrested refused to identify themselves(= would not say who they were) .
很多被逮捕的人拒不透露身份。
First of all we must identify the problem areas.
首先我们必须找出问题所在。
2.
找到;发现to find or discover sb/sth
Scientists have identified a link between diet and cancer.
科学家发现了饮食与癌症之间的关联。
As yet they have not identified a buyer for the company.
迄今为止他们还没有为公司找到买主。
They are trying to identify what is wrong with the present system.
他们正试图弄清现行制度的弊端所在。
3.
~ sb/sth (as sb/sth)
显示;说明身份to make it possible to recognize who or what sb/sth is
In many cases, the clothes people wear identify them as belonging to a particular social class.
很多情况下,人们的穿着显示出他们的社会阶层。

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