identify oneself

idiom

Definition of identify oneself

: to say who one is
  • When the police asked his name, he refused to identify himself.

Word by Word Definitions

identify play
  1. : to establish the identity of

  2. : to determine the taxonomic position of (a biological specimen)

  3. : to conceive as united (as in spirit, outlook, or principle)

oneself play
  1. : a person's self : one's own self

  2. : one's normal, healthy, or sane condition or self


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