Synonyms for identification

Synonyms for (noun) identification

Synonyms: identification, designation

Definition: the act of designating or identifying something

Similar words: determination, finding

Definition: the act of determining the properties of something, usually by research or calculation

Usage: the determination of molecular structures


Synonyms: identification

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

Similar words: personal identity, individuality, identity

Definition: the distinct personality of an individual regarded as a persisting entity

Usage: you can lose your identity when you join the army


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: memory, remembering

Definition: the cognitive processes whereby past experience is remembered

Usage: he can do it from memory; he enjoyed remembering his father


Synonyms: identification

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

Similar words: evidence

Definition: an indication that makes something evident

Usage: his trembling was evidence of his fear


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: condition, status

Definition: a state at a particular time

Usage: a condition (or state) of disrepair; the current status of the arms negotiations