Definitions for identification

Definitions for (noun) identification

Main entry: identification, designation

Definition: the act of designating or identifying something

Main entry: identification

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

Main entry: recognition, identification

Definition: the process of recognizing something or someone by remembering

Usage: 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

Main entry: identification

Definition: evidence of identity; something that identifies a person or thing

Main entry: identification

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

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

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