identity card


Also found in: Medical, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

identity card

n
1. a card that establishes a person's identity, esp one issued to all members of the population in wartime, to the staff of an organization, etc
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.identity card - a card certifying the identity of the beareridentity card - a card certifying the identity of the bearer; "he had to show his card to get in"
business card - a card on which are printed the person's name and business affiliation
donor card - a card that you carry on your person and that authorizes the use of your organs for transplantation after your death
keycard - a plastic card that has a magnetically coded strip that is scanned in order to operate a mechanism
membership card - a card certifying membership in an organization
borrower's card, library card - a card certifying the bearer's right to use the library
ration card - a card certifying the bearer's right to purchase rationed goods
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"
Translations
References in periodicals archive ?
Passengers can carry any of these 10 ID proof during the journey -- voter ID card, passport, PAN card, driving licence, photo identity card having serial number issued by central or state government, student identity card with photograph issued by recognised school/ college, Aadhar card, nationalised bank passbook with photograph and credit cards issued by banks with laminated photograph.
Showing the MPs a sample, he said: "This identity card can't be forged.
Manama, May 1st (BNA) -- GCC General Secretariat adopted the unified identity card reader's programme established by the Kingdom of Bahrain, represented by Central Information and Communication Organization.