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Pronunciation:  I`dentufu'keyshun

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the act of designating or identifying something
  2. [n]  attribution to yourself (consciously or unconsciously) of the characteristics of another person (or group of persons)
  3. [n]  the process of recognizing something or someone by remembering
  4. [n]  evidence of identity; something that identifies a person or thing
  5. [n]  the condition of having your identity established; "the thief's identification was followed quickly by his arrest"

IDENTIFICATION is a 14 letter word that starts with I.


 Synonyms: designation, recognition
 See Also: condition, determination, diagnosing, diagnosis, evidence, finding, fingerprint, green card, I.D., ID, identification number, identity, identity, individuality, memory, number, personal identification number, personal identity, PIN, PIN number, remembering, speaker identification, status, talker identification



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\I*den`ti*fi*ca"tion\, n. [Cf. F.
The act of identifying, or proving to be the same; also, the
state of being identified.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing your I.D. in your dream means your own self-confidence. Dreaming that you lose your I.D. indicates confusion about your own self-identity.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: affiliation, allergy, anaphylaxis, appellation, apperception, appraisal, assessment, assimilation, association, association by contiguity, association of ideas, authentication, badge, baptism, calligram, calling, calling card, card, caring, cataloguing, categorization, categorizing, certification, characterization, chord, christening, clang association, classification, classifying, coalescence, combination, concern, connection, considerateness, controlled association, corroboration, countermark, countersign, credentials, definition, delicacy, denomination, denotation, designation, detection, differentiation, disclosure, distinguishing, distinguishment, dog tag, echo, empathy, establishment, evaluation, expression, exquisiteness, factoring, fellow feeling, fineness, fingering, free association, fusion, gauging, grouping, hint, hyperesthesia, hyperpathia, hypersensitivity, ID card, identification badge, identification tag, indication, indicativeness, initials, involvement, irritability, letter of introduction, manifestation, meaning, mental linking, merger, monogram, naming, negative transference, nervousness, nicknaming, oversensibility, oversensitiveness, overtenderness, passibility, pathos, perception, perceptiveness, perceptivity, photophobia, picking out, pinpointing, pointing, pointing out, pointing to, positive transference, press card, prickliness, rapport, realization, recognition, reidentification, relating, relationship, response, responsiveness, selection, sensitiveness, sensitivity, sensitization, serial number, sharing, show, showing, sifting, sifting out, signature, signification, soreness, sorting, sorting out, specification, stream of consciousness, styling, substantiation, suggestion, supersensitivity, sympathetic chord, sympathetic response, sympathy, symptomaticness, synesthesia, synthesis, tact, tactfulness, tenderness, terming, tessera, tetchiness, thin skin, ticklishness, touchiness, transference, unification, union, verification, vibes, vibrations, visiting card, weighing, winnowing