Synonyms of identification


1. designation, identification, determination, finding

usage: the act of designating or identifying something

2. identification, evidence

usage: evidence of identity; something that identifies a person or thing

3. identification, condition, status

usage: the condition of having the identity (of a person or object) established; "the thief's identification was followed quickly by his arrest"; "identification of the gun was an important clue"

4. recognition, identification, memory, remembering

usage: 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 the observer"

5. identification, identity, personal identity, individuality

usage: the attribution to yourself (consciously or unconsciously) of the characteristics of another person (or group of persons)

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Definition and meaning of identification (Dictionary)