the act of designating or identifying something
evidence of identity; something that identifies a person or thing
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"
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"
the attribution to yourself (consciously or unconsciously) of the characteristics of another person (or group of persons)
The act of identifying, or proving to be the same.
Much education and experience is required for proper identification of bird species
The state of being identified.
A particular instance of identifying something.
information necessary to make a good identification
A document or documents serving as evidence of a person's identity.
The authorities asked for his identification
A feeling of support, sympathy, understanding or belonging towards somebody or something.
the act of identifying, or proving to be the same; also, the state of being identified
Etymology: [Cf. F. identification.]
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
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.
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
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'identification' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4098
Rank popularity for the word 'identification' in Nouns Frequency: #1669
The numerical value of identification in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of identification in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Examples of identification in a Sentence
The individual refused to provide identification, cursed at and made homophobic slurs at the officer who remained calm throughout the entire engagement.
It feels good to have identification the reflects who really am.
We believe, let me be very cautious here, we believe we are probably detecting in excess of 75% of cases - we may be missing up to a quarter of cases, we must get earlier detection of cases, have more exhaustive identification of contacts.
The Suffolk County Marine Bureau is awaiting identification of the tooth from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Marine Bureau.
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.
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Translations for identification
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- identificacióCatalan, Valencian
- identifikace, průkaz totožnosti, ztotožněníCzech
- شناسنامه, شناسایی, کارت شناساییPersian
- henkilötodistus, tunnistaminenFinnish
- pièce d'identité, identificationFrench
- identifikaasjeWestern Frisian
- aithneachadhScottish Gaelic
- препознавање, лична карта, поистоветувањеMacedonian
- identificação, identidadePortuguese
- идентифика́ция, отождествле́ние, опознава́ние, опозна́ниеRussian
- nhận biếtVietnamese
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