identify with

phrasal verb

identified with; identifying with; identifies with
: to think of (something) as being the same as (something else)
It is a mistake to identify being healthy with being thin.
: to think of (someone) as being very closely associated with (something)
She has always been identified with the civil rights movement.
These groups are identified with conservation.
: to think of oneself as having the same problems and feelings as someone
Many readers identify with the characters in her novels.

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“Identify with.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Mar. 2023.

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