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  Definition of identification
  1. the act of designating or identifying something
  2. attribution to yourself (consciously or unconsciously) of the characteristics of another person (or group of persons)
  3. the process of recognizing something or someone by remembering; "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 t
  4. evidence of identity; something that identifies a person or thing
  5. the condition of having your identity established; "the thief''s identification was followed quickly by his arrest"
Similar Words: designation, recognition

 

Hyponyms: diagnosis, diagnosing, identity, speaker identification, talker identification, ballistic identification, ballistic fingerprinting, bullet fingerprinting, biometric identification, biometric authentication, identity verification, imprint, positive identification, negative identification, facial profiling, fingerprint, linguistic profiling, profiling

 

Derivational Morphology: name, identify, discover, key, key out, distinguish, describe, designate, denominate, place, recognize, recognise

 

 
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