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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)

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.

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."