Definition of "identification" []

  • The act of identifying. (noun)
  • The state of being identified. (noun)
  • Proof or evidence of identity. (noun)
  • Psychology A person's association with or assumption of the qualities, characteristics, or views of another person or group. (noun)
  • The act of identifying or the state of being identified (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Something that identifies a person or thing (noun)
  • (as modifier) (noun)
  • The process of recognizing specific objects as the result of remembering (noun)
  • The process by which one incorporates aspects of another person's personality (noun)
  • The transferring of a response from one situation to another because the two bear similar features (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "identification" in a sentence
  • "And I don't care what your religion is, an identification card associated with driving priveleges is not an * identification* card if there's no hope of identifying the person in the picture."
  • "Although his name identification among conservatives is high, Gingrich placed in the middle of the pack in a Gallup Poll released Monday."
  • "Mitch Daniels (Ind.) or Haley Barbour (Miss.) to raise their name identification to Huckabee-like levels."