ID

[ ahy-dee ]
/ ˈaɪˈdi /

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.
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Examples from the Web for ided

  • Careful consideration that morning had dec ided Captain Wragge on advancing matters a little nearer to the crisis.

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British Dictionary definitions for ided (1 of 3)

ID

abbreviation for

Idaho
identification (document)
Also: i.d inside diameter
Intelligence Department
Also: i.d intradermal

British Dictionary definitions for ided (2 of 3)

id

1
/ (ɪd) /

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 ided (3 of 3)

id

2

the internet domain name for

Indonesia

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Medicine definitions for ided (1 of 2)

id

[ ĭd ]

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 ided (2 of 2)

ID

abbr.

infecting dose

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Culture definitions for ided

id

In 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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