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identify

1. verb say who sb is2. verb name3. verb recognise, pinpoint4. verb distinguish 1 verb say who sb is TRANSITIVEaithin verb  c m uhe was able to identify her by her voice bhí sé in ann í a aithint ar a glór, bhí sé in ann í a aithint as a glórthe police have identified him tá a ainm ar eolas ag na póilíní, tá a ainm tugtha amach ag na póilíníthe policeman identified himself to us chuir an póilín é féin in aithne dúinnpeople identify him as the ringleader breathnaíonn daoine air mar an ceann urrashe identified the boy as her son dheimhnigh sí gurbh é an gasúr a mac to identify a body LAW corp a shainaithint, corp a aithint to identify sb LAW duine a chéannúshe identified him in court d'aithin sí é sa chúirt, dúirt sí sa chúirt gurbh é a bhí ann 2 verb nameaithin verb  c m u TRANSITIVEcan you identify this plant? an bhfuil tú ábalta an planda seo a aithint?, an bhfuil tú ábalta ainm a chur ar an bplanda seo?, an bhfuil a fhios agat cén t-ainm atá ar an bplanda seo?
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3 verb recognise, pinpoint TRANSITIVEto identify a new gene géin nua a aimsiú, teacht ar ghéin nuato identify weaknesses laigí a aithint, laigí a aimsiúwe're trying to identify the source of the problem táimid ag iarraidh teacht ar bhunúdar na faidhbe, táimid ag iarraidh bunúdar na faidhbe a dhéanamh amachthree key issues are identified in the report aithnítear trí bhuncheist sa tuarascáil 4 verb distinguishaithin verb  c m u TRANSITIVEshe identified some children as poor readers d'aithin sí gur léitheoirí laga ba ea cuid de na páistíher accent identified her as an outsider thug a canúint le fios gur strainséir íthe guard wore a cap to identify himself chaith an garda caipín le go n-aithneofaí é

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