identification identification  /aɪ ˌdɛn tə fə ˈkeɪ ʃən/


  1. (n) the act of designating or identifying something
  2. (n) evidence of identity; something that identifies a person or thing
  3. (n) the condition of having the identity (of a person or object) established
  4. (n) the process of recognizing something or someone by remembering
  5. (n) the attribution to yourself (consciously or unconsciously) of the characteristics of another person (or group of persons)



  1. Those who wore glasses had them neatly folded next to their body, and all, helpfully, had identification papers for the authorities to find.
  2. But an explosion in voter-identification laws has raised the prospect that thousands will turn up to vote next month and find themselves turned away.
  3. Some people also lack the proper identification, like a tax ID or Social Security number, required to open an account, or have bounced too many checks in the past.


  1. Raytheon delivers mini transponders for Identification Friend or Foe on Korean Air UAV

    Paris, France (SPX) Jun 24, 2013 - Raytheon has completed deliveries of its miniature military-grade Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) transponders to Korean Air Lines as the Republic of Korea's top air carrier develops unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). The small transponders are designed to fly on UAVs and smaller helicopters and deliver all of the military and civilian airspace performance ...
    on June 27, 2013     Source: Space War

  2. Photo Identification Required for Voting

    State leaders say voters will now have to show photo identification at the polls during the next election.
    on June 27, 2013     Source: NBC 15 Mobile

  3. Required identification for voting in person

    In 2011, the Texas Legislature passed Senate Bill 14 (SB 14) creating a new requirement for voters to show photo identification when voting in person. While pending review within the judicial system,
    on June 27, 2013     Source: Humble Observer


  1. "It is incomprehensible that Ms. Dupre could claim she did not give her consent to be filmed by `Girls Gone Wild', when in fact we have a videotape of her giving consent, while showing her identification," Francis said in a written statement.
    on Apr 30, 2008 By: Joe Francis Source: FOXNews

  2. Scalia, favoring a broader ruling in defense of voter ID laws, said, "The universally applicable requirements of Indiana's voter-identification law are eminently reasonable. The burden of acquiring, possessing and showing a free photo identification...
    on Apr 28, 2008 By: Antonin Scalia Source: Washington Post

  3. "We have just adopted this past sitting bill C-31, a law designed to have the visual identification of voters," said Harper, whose remarks were broadcast in Canada after a decision last week by Election Canada which unleashed a storm of...
    on Sep 9, 2007 By: Stephen Harper Source: Peninsula On-line

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