iden·ti·fy vt -fied, -fy·ing1: to consider as united or associated (as in interests or principles)can ask leading questions of a witness who is identified with an adverse party2: to establish the identity ofidentify ing the suspect3: to specify or designate (goods) as the object of a contract— used in the phrase identify to the contractthe disputed beans were goods identified to the contract◇ Under the Uniform Commercial Code, once goods are identified to a contract, the buyer has a special property interest and an insurable interest in the goods. This gives the buyer the right to seek damages and other relief. This identification can be done at any time and in any manner agreed to by the parties or as otherwise specified in the U.C.C.iden·ti·fi·able adjiden·ti·fi·ca·tion n
Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam-Webster. 1996.
analyze, call, catalogue, classify, delineate, denominate, denote, describe, descry, designate, detect, determine, discriminate, distinguish, espy, give a name to, give an appellation to, know, label, name, perceive, place, provide with nomenclature, recognize, recollect, specify, style, term, verify
associated concepts: description of goods, identify a suspect, identify an assailant, identify handwriting, identify stolen property, line-up
brand (mark), call (title), characterize, classify, define, describe, detect, diagnose, discover, find (discover), label, recognize (perceive), relate (establish a connection)
Burton's Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006