What does identification mean?

Definitions for identification
aɪˌdɛn tə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən, ɪˌdɛn-iden·ti·fi·ca·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. designation, identificationnoun

    the act of designating or identifying something

  2. identificationnoun

    evidence of identity; something that identifies a person or thing

  3. identificationnoun

    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, identificationnoun

    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. identificationnoun

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

Wiktionary

  1. identificationnoun

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

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

  2. identificationnoun

    The state of being identified.

  3. identificationnoun

    A particular instance of identifying something.

    information necessary to make a good identification

  4. identificationnoun

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

    The authorities asked for his identification

  5. identificationnoun

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

ChatGPT

  1. identification

    Identification refers to the process or act of recognizing and establishing the identity of someone or something. It can involve distinguishing and categorizing based on certain characteristics, traits, or features. It can also refer to a document, card, or any such entity that verifies a person's identity, such as an ID card or passport.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Identificationnoun

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

  2. Etymology: [Cf. F. identification.]

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.

Editors Contribution

  1. identification

    A document or documents as proof of the name, date of birth, address and where applicable the nationality of a person.

    Identification of a person is important for various governmental purposes.


    Submitted by MaryC on March 16, 2020  

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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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of identification in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of identification in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of identification in a Sentence

  1. Stephanie Jones:

    Our concern rests in the possibility that the state's closure of driver license offices disproportionately constrains the ability of some residents to secure driving privileges, register personal and commercial vehicles, and obtain proper identification a critical requirement for access to essential activities such as opening a bank account and voting.

  2. Osie David:

    Instead of sending bits of information back up to a command post, the autonomy kits can enable sensors to perform detection and object identification in real time…and then push that information up to a human.

  3. Donald Trump:

    System is rigged, as Americans, you need identification, sometimes in a very strong and accurate form, for almost everything you do … except when it comes to the most important thing, VOTING for the people that run your country.

  4. Peter Daszak:

    We( have) collected more than 15,000 bat samples, which led to the identification of around 500 new coronaviruses.

  5. Jonny Ferrari:

    I have seen Chinese businessmen buy a building, get a casino license and rent out sections to various online casino operators, as long as they pay the rent, no questions are asked. They don't even have to show identification.

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