Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun identification

5 senses of identification

Sense 1
designation, identification -- (the act of designating or identifying something)
       => determination, finding -- (the act of determining the properties of something, usually by research or calculation; "the determination of molecular structures")

Sense 2
identification -- (evidence of identity; something that identifies a person or thing)
       => evidence -- (an indication that makes something evident; "his trembling was evidence of his fear")

Sense 3
identification -- (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")
       => condition, status -- (a state at a particular time; "a condition (or state) of disrepair"; "the current status of the arms negotiations")

Sense 4
recognition, identification -- (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")
       => memory, remembering -- (the cognitive processes whereby past experience is remembered; "he can do it from memory"; "he enjoyed remembering his father")

Sense 5
identification -- (the attribution to yourself (consciously or unconsciously) of the characteristics of another person (or group of persons))
       => identity, personal identity, individuality -- (the distinct personality of an individual regarded as a persisting entity; "you can lose your identity when you join the army")

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