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 for Identifying
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Identify \I*den"ti*fy\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Identified; p. pr.
     & vb. n. Identifying.] [Cf. F. identifier. See Identity,
     and -fy.]
     1. To make to be the same; to unite or combine in such a
        manner as to make one; to treat as being one or having the
        same purpose or effect; to consider as the same in any
        relation.
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              Every precaution is taken to identify the interests
              of the people and of the rulers.      --D. Ramsay.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              Let us identify, let us incorporate ourselves with
              the people.                           --Burke.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. To establish the identity of; to prove to be the same with
        something described, claimed, or asserted; as, to identify
        stolen property.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  identifying \identifying\ adj.
     1. serving to distinguish or identify an object, person,
        species or group; as, we were asked to describe any
        identifying marks or distinguishing features. [prenominal]
  
     Syn: distinguishing, distinctive.
          [WordNet 1.5]

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