id [ id ] SHOW IPA / ɪd / PHONETIC RESPELLING noun . Psychoanalysis the part of the psyche, residing in the unconscious, that is the source of instinctive impulses that seek satisfaction in accordance with the pleasure principle and are modified by the ego and the superego before they are given overt expression. Words nearby id icu
id-ul-fitr Origin of id 1920–25; < Latin id it, as a translation of German Es, special use of es it, as a psychoanalytic term Definition for id (2 of 13) ID [ ahy- dee ] SHOW IPA / ˈaɪˈdi / PHONETIC RESPELLING noun a means of identification, as a card or bracelet containing official or approved identification information. verb (used with object), ID'd or IDed or ID'ed, ID'ing or ID·ing. to identify. to issue an ID to: Go to the admissions office if you haven't been ID'd yet. Definition for id (3 of 13) Idaho (approved especially for use with zip code). Also i.d. inside diameter. Definition for id (4 of 13) a suffix used in the names of chemical compounds: bromide. Definition for id (5 of 13) I'd [ ahyd ] SHOW IPA / aɪd / PHONETIC RESPELLING contraction of I would or I had. Definition for id (6 of 13) Definition for id (7 of 13) Definition for id (8 of 13) Definition for id (9 of 13) . Military Infantry Division. Intelligence Department. Origin of I.D.
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1950–55 Definition for id (10 of 13) a suffix of nouns that have the general sense “offspring of, descendant of,” occurring originally in loanwords from Greek ( Atreid; Nereid), and productive in English on the Greek model, especially in names of dynasties, with the dynasty's founder as the base noun ( Abbasid; Attalid), and in names of periodic meteor showers, with the base noun usually denoting the constellation or other celestial object in which the shower appears ( Perseid). Origin of -id 1
Latin -id-, stem of -is < Greek: feminine patronymic suffix; or < Latin -idēs < Greek: masculine patronymic suffix Definition for id (11 of 13) a suffix occurring in English derivatives of modern Latin taxonomic names, especially zoological families and classes; such derivatives are usually nouns denoting a single member of the taxon or adjectives with the sense “pertaining to” the taxon: arachnid; canid. Origin of -id 2
Greek -idēs -id 1
, as singular of
New Latin -ida -ida
-idae -idae Definition for id (12 of 13) Definition for id (13 of 13) a suffix occurring in descriptive adjectives borrowed from Latin, often corresponding to nouns ending in -or: 1 fetid; humid; pallid. Origin of -id 4
Latin suffix -idus
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As with all criminal suspects, far too few police interrogations of people with
ID are v ideotaped or only partially v ideotaped. Id just as soon see a snake coming, grunted the foreman as he recognized the visitor as Hal Titzell, the cattle buyer.
Joe, I dont know that theres the slightest hope of saving the mare, but
Id like to bring her home and try. Id like to talk to that man, sa id Chet, and watching his chance, he called to the indiv idual.
Gee, if it hadnt been for you
Id been afra id even to try a punt over there!
If such a darling thing should happen as my winning the prize,
Id put it all in the bank for a nest-egg, she thought. British Dictionary definitions for id (1 of 10) noun psychoanal the mass of primitive instincts and energies in the unconscious mind that, modified by the ego and the superego, underlies all psychic activity Word Origin for id
C20: New Latin, from Latin: it; used to render German
Es British Dictionary definitions for id (2 of 10) the internet domain name for British Dictionary definitions for id (3 of 10) abbreviation for Idaho identification (document) Also: i.d inside diameter Intelligence Department Also: i.d intradermal British Dictionary definitions for id (4 of 10) British Dictionary definitions for id (5 of 10) British Dictionary definitions for id (6 of 10) British Dictionary definitions for id (7 of 10) suffix forming nouns indicating the names of meteor showers that appear to radiate from a specified constellation Orionids (from Orion) indicating a particle, body, or structure of a specified kind energid Word Origin for -id
-id-, -is, from Greek, feminine suffix of origin British Dictionary definitions for id (8 of 10) suffix forming adjectives, suffix forming nouns indicating members of a zoological family cyprinid indicating members of a dynasty Seleucid; Fatimid Word Origin for -id
from New Latin
-idae or -ida, from Greek -idēs suffix indicating offspring British Dictionary definitions for id (9 of 10) British Dictionary definitions for id (10 of 10) suffix forming nouns (added to the combining form of the nonmetallic or electronegative elements) indicating a binary compound sodium chloride indicating an organic compound derived from another acetanilide indicating one of a class of compounds or elements peptide; lanthanide Word Origin for -ide
-id, from French oxide oxide, based on the suffix of acide acid
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Medicine definitions for id (1 of 4) n. In psychoanalytic theory, the division of the psyche that is totally unconscious and serves as the source of instinctual impulses and demands for immediate satisfaction of primitive needs. Medicine definitions for id (2 of 4) Medicine definitions for id (3 of 4) suff. Body; particle: chromatid. Medicine definitions for id (4 of 4) suff. Group of related chemical compounds: monosaccharide. Binary compound: sodium chloride. Chemical element with properties similar to another: lanthanide.
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Science definitions for id A suffix used to form the names of various chemical compounds, especially the second part of the name of a compound that has two members (such as sodium chloride) or the name of a general type of compound (such as polysaccharide).
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Culture definitions for id
Freudian theory, the part of the psyche associated with instinctual, repressed, or antisocial desires, usually sexual or aggressive. In its efforts to satisfy these desires, the id comes into conflict with the social and practical constraints enforced by the ego and superego. ( See also pleasure principle.)
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