id/ɪd/USA pronunciationn.[countable; usually singular; usually: the + ~]
Psychologythe part of mind that is the source of unconscious and instinctive drives that seek satisfaction and pleasure. Compare ego (def. 2),superego.
ID/ˈaɪˈdi/USA pronunciationn.,pl.ID's, IDs.
a means of identification, as a document containing information regarding the bearer's identity: [uncountable]Stores need two forms of ID, a driver's license and a credit card.[countable]The bartender refused to accept the teenager's ID.
Also,I.D. IDor Id.,an abbreviation of:
Pronounscontraction of I would:I'd be there sooner if I could.
Psychologythe 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.
Latin id it, as a translation of German Es, special use of es it, as a psychoanalytic term
a means of identification, as a card or bracelet containing official or approved identification information.
v.t.ID'd or IDed or ID'ed, ID'ing or ID•ing.
to issue an ID to:Go to the admissions office if you haven't been ID'd yet.
Place NamesIdaho (approved esp. for use with zip code).
Also, i.d.inside diameter.
Pronounscontraction of I would or I had.
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, esp. 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).
Greek: masculine patronymic suffix
Greek: feminine patronymic suffix; or
Latin -id-, stem of -is
a suffix occurring in English derivatives of modern Latin taxonomic names, esp. 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.
Greek -idēs -id1, as singular of Neo-Latin -ida -ida or -idae -idae
var. of -ide:lipid.
a suffix occurring in descriptive adjectives borrowed from Latin, often corresponding to nouns ending in -or1:fetid; humid; pallid.