identify with

This page is about the phrasal verb identify with.

Meaning: If you identify with someone, you feel you have a connection with them and you can understand them and share their feelings.

Synonym: empathize with

For example:

  • identify with sb A lot of mothers could identify with the woman who protested against the war after her son was killed in the fighting.

  • identify with sb Lots of young guys identify with young male singers and rap stars, and dress like them and act like them.

Quick Quiz:

If someone identifies with a politician, they are more likely

a. to dislike them

b. to vote for them

c. to meet them

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Contributor: Matt Errey