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i·den·ti·fi·ca·tion

 (ī-dĕn′tə-fĭ-kā′shən)
n.
1.
a. The act of identifying.
b. The state of being identified.
2. Abbr. ID Proof or evidence of identity.
3. Psychology A person's association with or assumption of the qualities, characteristics, or views of another person or group.

identification

(aɪˌdɛntɪfɪˈkeɪʃən)
n
1. the act of identifying or the state of being identified
2.
a. something that identifies a person or thing
b. (as modifier): an identification card.
3. (Psychology) psychol
a. the process of recognizing specific objects as the result of remembering
b. the process by which one incorporates aspects of another person's personality. See also empathy
c. the transferring of a response from one situation to another because the two bear similar features. See also generalization3

i•den•ti•fi•ca•tion

(aɪˌdɛn 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.
4.
a. a process by which one ascribes to oneself the qualities or characteristics of another person.
b. perception of another as an extension of oneself.
[1635–45]

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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.identification - the act of designating or identifying somethingidentification - the act of designating or identifying something
determination, finding - the act of determining the properties of something, usually by research or calculation; "the determination of molecular structures"
diagnosing, diagnosis - identifying the nature or cause of some phenomenon
2.identification - evidence of identity; something that identifies a person or thing
ballistic fingerprinting, ballistic identification, bullet fingerprinting - identification of the gun that fired a bullet from an analysis of the unique marks that every gun makes on the bullet it fires and on the shell ejected from it
biometric authentication, biometric identification, identity verification - the automatic identification of living individuals by using their physiological and behavioral characteristics; "negative identification can only be accomplished through biometric identification"; "if a pin or password is lost or forgotten it can be changed and reissued but a biometric identification cannot"
evidence - an indication that makes something evident; "his trembling was evidence of his fear"
imprint - an identification of a publisher; a publisher's name along with the date and address and edition that is printed at the bottom of the title page; "the book was published under a distinguished imprint"
positive identification - evidence proving that you are who you say you are; evidence establishing that you are among the group of people already known to the system; recognition by the system leads to acceptance; "a system for positive identification can prevent the use of a single identity by several people"
negative identification - evidence proving that you are not who you say you are not; evidence establishing that you are not among a group of people already known to the system; recognition by the system leads to rejection; "a system for negative identification can prevent the use of multiple identities by a single person"
facial profiling - identification of criminals and terrorist by means of videotapes of their faces; "facial profiling is a new form of airport security"
fingerprint - a generic term for any identifying characteristic; "that tax bill had the senator's fingerprints all over it"
linguistic profiling - using speech characteristics or dialect to identify a speaker's race or religion or social class
profiling - recording a person's behavior and analyzing psychological characteristics in order to predict or assess their ability in a certain sphere or to identify a particular group of people
3.identification - 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"
condition, status - a state at a particular time; "a condition (or state) of disrepair"; "the current status of the arms negotiations"
4.identification - 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"
remembering, memory - the cognitive processes whereby past experience is remembered; "he can do it from memory"; "he enjoyed remembering his father"
identity - the individual characteristics by which a thing or person is recognized or known; "geneticists only recently discovered the identity of the gene that causes it"; "it was too dark to determine his identity"; "she guessed the identity of his lover"
speaker identification, talker identification - identification of a person from the sound of their voice
5.identification - the attribution to yourself (consciously or unconsciously) of the characteristics of another person (or group of persons)
identity, personal identity, individuality - the distinct personality of an individual regarded as a persisting entity; "you can lose your identity when you join the army"

identification

noun
1. discovery, recognition, determining, establishment, diagnosis, confirmation, detection, divination Early identification of the disease can prevent death.
2. recognition, naming, labelling, distinguishing, cataloguing, classifying, confirmation, pinpointing, establishment of identity Officials are awaiting positive identification before proceeding.
3. connection, relationship, link, association, tie, partnership, affinity, familiarity, interconnection, interrelation There is a close identification of nationhood with language.
4. understanding, relationship, involvement, unity, sympathy, empathy, rapport, fellow feeling She had an intense identification with animals.
5. ID, papers, credentials, licence, warrant, identity card, proof of identity, letters of introduction I'll need to see some identification.
Translations
identifikace
identifikationgenkendelseidentificering
tuvastus
tunnistus
identifikacija
azonosításidentifikálásszemélyazonosság megállapítása
òaî aî bera kennsl á e-n; samsömun
身分証明
확인
identifikácia
dokaz istovetnostiidentifikacijaprepoznavanje
identifikation
การแสดงตัว
sự nhận dạng

identification

[aɪˌdentɪfɪˈkeɪʃən]
A. Nidentificación f
the state of the body made identification difficultel estado del cadáver dificultaba su identificación
we have a positive identification of the victimdisponemos ya de la identidad de la víctima
the identification of democracy with libertyla identificación de la democracia con la libertad
B. CPD identification card N = identity card identification documents, identification papers NPLdocumentos mpl de identidad, documentación f
identification mark Nseñal f de identificación
identification parade N (Brit) → rueda f de reconocimiento, rueda f de identificación
identification tag N (US) → chapa f de identificación

identification

[aɪˌdɛntɪfɪˈkeɪʃən] n
(= ID) → pièce f d'identité
Have you any identification? → Avez-vous une pièce d'identité?
means of identification → pièce f d'identité
(= recognition) [disease, genes] → identification f; [needs, problems] → identification f
(= confirmation of identity) [body] → identification f; [person] → identification f
(= equation) the identification of sth with sth → l'identification de qch à qchidentification papers ID papers nplpapiers mpl d'identitéidentification parade ID parade n (British)séance f d'identification, parade f d'identification

identification

n
(of criminal, dead person etc)Identifizierung f, → Feststellung fder Identität; (of genes) → Identifizierung f; (fig) (of goals) → Setzen nt; (of problems) → Erkennen nt; a system of identification using fingerprintsein erkennungsdienstliches System auf der Basis von Fingerabdrücken
(= papers)Ausweispapiere pl, → Legitimation f; because he had no (means of) identificationweil er sich nicht ausweisen konnte
(= considering as identical, equation)Gleichsetzung f, → Identifizierung f
(= association)Identifikation f; a politician who has a strong identification with a criminal groupein Politiker, der mit einer kriminellen Gruppe in Verbindung gebracht wird
(= sympathy, support)Identifikation f

identification

:
identification parade
nGegenüberstellung f(zur Identifikation des Täters)
identification tag
n (US) → Erkennungsmarke f

identification

[aɪˌdɛntɪfɪˈkeɪʃn] n (recognition) → identificazione f; (document) → documento (di riconoscimento or di identità)

identify

(aiˈdentifai) verb
1. to recognize as being a certain person etc. Would you be able to identify the man who robbed you?; He identified the coat as his brother's.
2. to think of as being the same. He identifies beauty with goodness.
iˌdentifiˈcation (-fi) noun
iˈdentify with
to feel in sympathy with (eg a character in a story).
iˈdentify oneself with / be iˈdentified with
to be associated with or give one's full support or interest to (a political party etc).

identification

تـَحْقِيقُ الشَّخْصِيَّة identifikace identifikation Identifizierung προσδιορισμός ταυτότητας identificación tunnistus identification identifikacija identificazione 身分証明 확인 identificatie identifisering identyfikacja identificação идентификация identifikation การแสดงตัว kimlik sự nhận dạng 辨认

i·den·ti·fi·ca·tion

n. identificación; proceso en el cual una persona adopta inconscientemente características semejantes a otra persona o grupo;
___ papersdocumento oficial de identidad.

identification (ID)

n identificación f
References in classic literature ?
That was a rare point, Sydney, that you brought to bear upon the identification.
What stung me, was the identification of the whole affair with my unoffending self.
This ruse will be discovered later," he cheerfully explained, "when they check up my weights, measurements, and other personal identification data, but it will be several months before this is done and our mission should be accomplished or have failed long before that time.
The settings themselves, which we picked out from among the other gold, appeared to have been beaten up with hammers, as if to prevent identification.
When I learned that the missing man was devoted to entomology the identification was complete.
To-morrow some further evidence may help us to an identification.
He would cry out against a momentary confusion between a light-green Paddington and a dark-green Bayswater vehicle, as his uncle would at the identification of a Greek ikon and a Roman image.
And then - and then - the one member of the household who had come nearest to a personal encounter with either of us was unable to furnish any description of the man - had even expressed a doubt as to the likelihood of identification in the event of an arrest!
We knew that the body and the clothing were there for identification by friends, but still we wondered if anybody could love that repulsive object or grieve for its loss.
But if imprints have been taken of the thumb and four fingers of both hands one must needs lose all entirely to escape identification.
It was, however, soon recognized as a case of epilepsy, and identification and proper measures for restoration followed one another, owing to a fortunate circumstance.
A third officer, who by his accent was a Pole, disputed with the commissariat officer, arguing that he was mistaken in his identification of the different wards of Moscow.

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