HyperDic: identification

English > 5 senses of the word identification:
NOUNactidentification, designationthe act of designating or identifying something
communicationidentificationevidence of identity
stateidentificationthe condition of having the identity (of a person or object) established
cognitionidentification, recognitionthe process of recognizing something or someone by remembering
attributeidentificationthe attribution to yourself (consciously or unconsciously) of the characteristics / characteristics of another person (or group of persons)
identification > pronunciation
Soundsaydeh.nahfahkey'shahn; aydeh.ntahfahkey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > identification: 5 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of designating or identifying something.
Synonymdesignation
Narrowerdiagnosis, diagnosingidentifying the nature / nature or cause of some phenomenon
Broaderdetermination, findingThe act of determining the properties of something, usually by research or calculation
Spanishdesignación, identificación
Catalandesignació, identificació
Verbsidentifyidentify as in botany or biology, for example
identifyconceive of as united or associated
identifygive the name or identifying characteristics / characteristics of
English > identification: 5 senses > noun 2, communication
Meaningevidence of identity; something that identifies a person or thing.
Narrowerballistic identification, ballistic fingerprinting, bullet fingerprintingIdentification 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 identification, biometric authentication, identity verificationThe automatic identification of living individuals by using their physiological and behavioral characteristics / characteristics
facial profilingIdentification of criminals and terrorist by means of videotapes of their faces
fingerprintA generic term for any identifying characteristic
imprintAn identification of a publisher
linguistic profilingUsing speech characteristics / characteristics or dialect to identify a speaker's race or religion or social class
negative identificationevidence proving that you are not who you say you are not
positive identificationevidence proving that you are who you say you are
profilingrecording a person's behavior and analyzing psychological characteristics / characteristics in order to predict or assess their ability in a certain sphere or to identify a particular group of people
BroaderevidenceAn indication that makes something evident / evident
Spanishidentificación
Catalanidentificació
Verbsidentifygive the name or identifying characteristics / characteristics of
English > identification: 5 senses > noun 3, state
MeaningThe condition of having the identity (of a person or object) established.
Examples
  • "the thief's identification was followed quickly by his arrest"
  • "identification of the gun was an important clue"
Broadercondition, statusA state at a particular time
Verbsidentifyrecognize as being
identifygive the name or identifying characteristics / characteristics of
English > identification: 5 senses > noun 4, cognition
MeaningThe process of recognizing something or someone by remembering.
Synonymrecognition
NarroweridentityThe individual characteristics / characteristics by which a thing or person is recognized or known
speaker identification, talker identificationIdentification of a person from the sound of their voice
Broadermemory, rememberingThe cognitive processes whereby past experience is remembered
Spanishidentificación, reconocimiento
Catalanidentificació, reconeixement
Verbsidentifyrecognize as being
English > identification: 5 senses > noun 5, attribute
MeaningThe attribution to yourself (consciously or unconsciously) of the characteristics / characteristics of another person (or group of persons).
Broaderidentity, personal identity, individualityThe distinct / distinct / distinct personality of an individual regarded as a persisting entity
Spanishidentificación
Catalanidentificació
Verbsidentifyconsider (oneself) as similar to somebody else

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