Definitions for identificationaɪˌdɛn tə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən, ɪˌdɛn-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

i•den•ti•fi•ca•tionaɪˌdɛn tə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən, ɪˌdɛn-(n.)

  1. an act or instance of identifying; the state of being identified.

  2. something, as a birth certificate or driver's license, that identifies one.

  3. acceptance as one's own of the values and interests of a social group.

    Category: Sociology

  4. a process by which one ascribes to oneself the qualities or characteristics of another person. perception of another as an extension of oneself.

    Category: Psychology

Origin of identification:

1635–45

Princeton's WordNet

  1. designation, identification(noun)

    the act of designating or identifying something

  2. identification(noun)

    evidence of identity; something that identifies a person or thing

  3. identification(noun)

    the condition of having the identity (of a person or object) established

    "the thief's identification was followed quickly by his arrest"; "identification of the gun was an important clue"

  4. recognition, identification(noun)

    the process of recognizing something or someone by remembering

    "a politician whose recall of names was as remarkable as his recognition of faces"; "experimental psychologists measure the elapsed time from the onset of the stimulus to its recognition by the observer"

  5. identification(noun)

    the attribution to yourself (consciously or unconsciously) of the characteristics of another person (or group of persons)

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. identification(noun)ɪˌdɛn tə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən, ɪˌdɛn-

    an official document containing information about sb; = ID

    Do you have any identification on you?

  2. identificationɪˌdɛn tə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən, ɪˌdɛn-

    the act of identifying sb or sth

    the identification of criminals using DNA

Wiktionary

  1. identification(Noun)

    The act of identifying, or proving to be the same.

    Much education and experience is required for proper identification of bird species

  2. identification(Noun)

    The state of being identified.

  3. identification(Noun)

    A particular instance of identifying something.

    information necessary to make a good identification

  4. identification(Noun)

    A document or documents serving as evidence of a person's identity.

    The authorities asked for his identification

  5. identification(Noun)

    A feeling of support, sympathy, understanding or belonging towards somebody or something.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Identification(noun)

    the act of identifying, or proving to be the same; also, the state of being identified

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. identification

    1. The process of determining the friendly or hostile character of an unknown detected contact. 2. In arms control, the process of determining which nation is responsible for the detected violations of any arms control measure. 3. In ground combat operations, discrimination between recognizable objects as being friendly or enemy, or the name that belongs to the object as a member of a class. Also called ID.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'identification' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4098

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'identification' in Nouns Frequency: #1669


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