Definitions for i'daɪd

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  1. the part of the psyche that is the source of unconscious and instinctive impulses that seek satisfaction in accordance with the pleasure principle.

    Category: Psychology

    Ref: Compare ego (def. 2) 2 , superego

* Psychoanal..

Origin of id:

1924; < L id it, as a trans. of G Es lit., it



  1. Also, Id. Idaho.

    Category: Geography (places)

  2. Also, i.d. inside diameter.

  3. (Iraq) dinar.

    Category: Numismatics


  1. contraction of I would or

    I had.

    Category: Usage Note


  1. a suffix of nouns that have the general sense “offspring of, descendant of,” occurring orig. in loanwords from Greek (Atreid; Nereid), and productive in English on the Greek model, esp. in names of dynasties, with the dynasty's founder as the base noun (Abbasid; Fatimid), and in names of periodic meteor showers, with the base noun usu. denoting the constellation or other celestial object in which the shower appears (Perseid).

    Category: Affix

Origin of -id:

< L -id-, s. of -is < Gk


  1. a suffix occurring in English derivatives of modern Latin taxonomic names, esp. zoological families and classes; such derivatives are usu. nouns denoting a single member of the taxon or adjectives with the sense “pertaining to” the taxon:

    arachnid; canid.

    Category: Affix

Origin of -id:

< Gk -idēs


  1. lipid.

    Category: Affix

    Ref: var. of -ide


  1. a suffix occurring in descriptive adjectives borrowed from Latin, often corresponding to nouns ending in -or1:

    humid; pallid.

    Category: Affix

Origin of -id:

< L -idus


  1. idem.


  1. identification.

  2. identity.

  3. Intelligence Department.

    Category: Government

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. I'dˈaɪd

    I had

    I'd already eaten.

  2. I'dˈaɪd

    I would

    I'd prefer to eat later.

Webster Dictionary

  1. I'd

    a contraction from I would or I had


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